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Jon Tester's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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Nov. 16, 2017 Tester Sends Key National Security Bill to President's Desk
Sept. 18, 2017 Tester Secures Pay Raises, Boosts Readiness for Montana Service Members
April 26, 2017 Letter to the Hon. James Mattis, Secretary of Defense - Replacement of Aging UH-1N Helicopters
April 6, 2017 Belgrade News - Federal Budget has Lasting Impact on State's Economy
March 22, 2017 Tester to Defense Secretary: America's Strength is Reflected in Economic Security and National Security
Jan. 21, 2017 Tester Backs Trump's Top National Security Officials
Dec. 14, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Ashton B. Carter, Secretary of Defense - Troops to Teachers Funding Concerns
Dec. 14, 2016 Senate Coalition Highlights Value of America's Nuclear Missiles
Dec. 8, 2016 Tester Helps Secure Highest Pay Raise for Troops in Six Years
Dec. 8, 2016 Senate Air Force Caucus Members Discuss Priorities with Senior Members of Air Force
Dec. 6, 2016 Tester Blasts Pentagon for Hiding Information About How to Reduce Spending
Oct. 28, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Restore Guard Bonuses
Oct. 25, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Hon. Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee - Call for a Provision Rolling Back Critical Workplace Protections Be Stripped From Final Defense Authorization Bill
Oct. 25, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Maintaining and Modernizing This Nation's Nuclear Triad
Sept. 13, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John McCain, Mac Thornberry, Jack Reed, and Adam Smith, Chairmen and Ranking Members respectively, Congressional Armed Services Committees - Regarding the Nuclear Modernization Request in the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act
Sept. 13, 2016 Days After Latest North Korean Nuclear Test, Tester and Daines Fight to Include ICBM Modernization in Annual Defense Legislation
Aug. 23, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Beth F. Colbert, Acting Director, United States Office of Personnel Management - Requesting Information on the Transition from Federal Investigative Services to National Background Investigations Bureau
July 14, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John McCain, Senate Armed Services Committee, the Honorable Jack Reed, Senate Armed Services Committee, the Honorable Mac Thornberry, House Armed Services Committee and the Honorable Adam Smith, House Armed Services Committee - Defense Authorization
July 13, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John McCain And The Honorable Jack Reed, Senate Armed Services Committee, And The Honorable Mac Thornberry And The Honorable Adam Smith, House Armed Services Committee - Protect Basic Allowance for Housing
July 8, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Ashton B. Carter, Secretary of Defense - Support for the Modernization of the Nuclear Triad
June 29, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Ashton B. Carter, Secretary of the US Department of Defense - Urging Department of Defense to Swiftly Replace UH-1N Helicopters
June 29, 2016 Tester: Montana to Receive $7.9 Million in Preparedness Funding
June 14, 2016 Tester Secures Critical National Security Provisions in Annual Defense Bill
May 25, 2016 31 Senators Introduce NDAA Amendment To Block Commissary Privatization
May 17, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Ashton Carter, Secretary of the Department of Defense - Expedite Security of Nuclear Weapons
April 27, 2016 Tester Pushes for Plan to Defeat and Destroy ISIL
July 22, 2015 Letter to Ash Carter, Secretary of Defense - Military Facility Risk Assessment
June 10, 2015 Tester Statement on President's Decision to Send More Americans to Iraq
June 9, 2015 Tester: Republicans' Pentagon Budget Gimmik is'the Height of Hypocrisy'
May 21, 2015 FY16 Military Construction & Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Full Committee Markup Bill Summary
May 6, 2015 Military Leaders to Tester: 'Women Play a Valuable Role in Combat'
April 29, 2015 Tester Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Provide Critical Upgrades to Mang's C-130 Fleet
April 8, 2015 Tester Authors Bill to Make College More Affordable for Troops
March 25, 2015 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 -- Continued
March 23, 2015 Tester Introduces Bill to Improve Mental Health Care for Guardsmen and Reservists
March 17, 2015 Tester: Prioritize Upgrades in Montana Before Increasing Military Construction Overseas
March 13, 2015 Boozman, Brown, Hoeven, Tester Named Co-Chairs of Senate Air Force Caucus
March 13, 2015 Letter to Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Native American Contractors
Feb. 25, 2015 Tester: 'I Don't Want an Air Fleet That's Sitting on the Ground'
Jan. 23, 2015 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Powder River Training Complex
Jan. 16, 2015 Tester Statement on Powder River Training Complex Decision
Jan. 15, 2015 Tester, Daines Work to Ensure Keystone's Safety
Jan. 7, 2015 Tester, Daines Sit Down with Air Force over Powder River Expansion
Dec. 10, 2014 Senators John McCain and Jon Tester Applaud Final Passage of Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2013
Dec. 4, 2014 Tester, Walsh Announce Key Victories for Malmstrom, Montana Air National Guard
Oct. 1, 2014 New Report Details Millions Spent on Unnecessary Transport of Surplus Vehicles From Afghanistan
Sept. 18, 2014 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sept. 10, 2014 Tester Statement on President's ISIS Strategy
Aug. 18, 2014 Havre Daily News - Tester Slams D.C. Politics
July 17, 2014 Tester, Walsh Hail New Positions at Malmstrom
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