Tag: Armed Services
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on the report released today by the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission (MCRMC).
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Armed Services and Budget Committees, released the following statement after meeting with Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald to discuss challenges facing Virginia veterans, including issues with disability benefits and health care wait times.
You wouldn’t know it today, but ten years ago Fort Lee – the vibrant military base tucked south of Richmond and nestled in the Tri-Cities region – was targeted for closure through the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) round.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees, released the following statement today, five months after the start of U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIL on August 8, 2014.
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.
Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and Subcommittee on Personnel, noted the important steps that have been taken towards eliminating sexual assault within the military.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine reiterated his months-long call for Congress to debate and vote on U.S. military action against ISIL – a mission that has gone on since August without congressional authorization.
U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, along with 40 of their Senate colleagues, sent a letter in support of the Department of Defense’s (DOD) plan to update the Military Lending Act.
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.
Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) announced today a renewed push to pass H.R. 733 and remove the Department of Defense from sequestration cuts.
A basic tenet of all levels of civic education is that citizens should vote. We are told of the importance of voting in social studies classes, Scouting, and in community groups.