Tag: Armed Forces

tim kaine

Tim Kaine statement on Ashton Carter appointment to Defense post

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on President Obama’s nomination of former Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter to serve as the nation’s next Secretary of Defense.


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Tim Kaine statement on Chuck Hagel resignation

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, released the following statement today on Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s decision to step down.


randy forbes

Randy Forbes: Five things you never knew about Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, we are once again reminded of the ways in which our freedoms and liberties have been preserved by the dedicated service of the men and women in our Armed Forces.


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Bob Goodlatte: Remembering those who have served

As we celebrate Veterans Day, I encourage you to remember those who have served. If you know a veteran, take a moment to hear their story and share your gratitude for their service.


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Remarks by President Obama at 9/11 Memorial

Remarks by President Obama at 9/11 Memorial ceremony at the Pentagon.


Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam: Statement on Memorial Day

Today I ask all Virginians to take a moment and reflect on the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to our country and died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.


randy forbes

Randy Forbes: Flags in – a reminder of the First Amendment

The First Amendment of our Constitution outlines some of those freedoms that our Founding Fathers saw as inherent to our DNA as a nation.


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Kaine pushes legislation to help military transition to civilian life

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, a member of the Armed Services Committee, introduced the Credentialing Improvement for Troop Talent (CREDIT) Act of 2014 to help servicemembers acquire credentials that would ease their transition into the civilian workforce.