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Eliot Engel's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: Eliot L. Engel
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 16, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Patricia; 3 Children
Birth Date: 02/18/1947
Birth Place: Bronx, NY
Home City: Bronx, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Sept. 23, 2013 64 Members of Congress, Led by Congressman Dan Kildee, Call on Iran to Release Amir Hekmati As U.N. General Assembly Starts
Aug. 18, 2013 ABC News "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Defense and the Middle East
Aug. 15, 2013 Engel Applauds Pentagon's Extension of Personnel Benefits to Same-Sex Military and Civilian Couples
Feb. 26, 2013 Rep. Engel Rips "Stupid" Automatic Cuts
Dec. 22, 2011 Rep. Engel Says that One Year after Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal - "The Sky Hasn't Fallen"
July 25, 2011 Egypt Assessment
July 22, 2011 Don't Ask, Don't Tell Finally Comes to an End
July 8, 2011 Rep. Engel Applauds the End of Don't Ask, Don't Tell
May 2, 2011 Congressman Eliot Engel's Statement on Bin Laden's Death
Dec. 23, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell is Officially Repealed
Dec. 21, 2010 House Passes Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal...Again
Dec. 10, 2010 Senate Fails to Pass Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Oct. 13, 2010 Rep. Engel Applauds Don't Ask, Don't Tell Ruling
May 27, 2010 House Passes Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal
Feb. 2, 2010 Statement From Rep. Engel -- Senate Addresses Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Dec. 17, 2009 Rep. Engel Votes To Support Our Troops And Their Families
July 13, 2009 Representative Engel Votes To Support Troops, Honor Veterans
June 23, 2009 Representative Engel Calls For The Repeal Of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
June 22, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President Of The United States
June 17, 2009 Statement From Representative Engel - Granting Benefits To Same-Sex Couples A Good First Step
June 9, 2009 Hearing Of The Western Hemisphere Subcommittee Of The House Foreign Affairs Committee - Guatemala At A Crossroads
June 2, 2009 Statement From Rep. Engel – Mchugh For Army Secretary
May 13, 2009 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Building Capacity to Protect U.S. National Security: the Fiscal Year 2010 International Affairs Budget
Jan. 23, 2008 Rep. Engel Backs Plan to Support our Troops
Nov. 14, 2007 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - The Merida Initiative
Oct. 24, 2007 Hearing of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs - U.S. Policy in the Middle East
Aug. 3, 2007 Engel Votes for Bill to Protect the Troops
July 12, 2007 Responsible Redeployment From Iraq Act
July 26, 2006 Engel, Davis Demand Zero Tolerance for Racism in Military
July 14, 2006 Engel, Davis Call for Zero Tolerance on White Supremacy
Nov. 15, 2005 Engel Commemorates Bob Hope
Nov. 14, 2005 Engel Speaks Out on Depleted Uranium
Nov. 1, 2005 Engel Statement on Recommendation of Court-Martial for Alleged Murdered of Two New York Army Officers
June 27, 2005 Engel Statement on Gold Star Mother Decision
April 20, 2005 Engel Backs New GI Bill of Rights for American Soldiers
Nov. 16, 2004 In Recognition of Colonel Thomas D. Butler, Jr.
May 5, 2004 Congressional Democrats Call on Chairman Hunter to Help Military Widows
March 1, 2004 Engel Statement on Dispatch of US Marines to Haiti
Feb. 12, 2004 Hearing of the House International Relations Committee - Afghanistan Drugs and Terrorism and U.S. Security Policy
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Don't Ask, Don't Tell
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