Statements about Military
An Army report stated Allen West "performed illegal acts, merited court martial, faced 11 years in prison.'"
Says Romney wants to add $2 trillion to the defense budget that the military hasn’t asked for.
Says Eric Cantor voted to assure Congress would be paid if the government shut down and against guaranteeing troops would be paid.
"Since the time of the Civil War, we've made a distinction in this country between the availability and the ability to access for people who were in the military, versus the rest of us, to vote."
Says President Barack Obama is responsible for pending defense cuts.
"Tim Kaine doubled down in his support of devastating defense cuts, saying the ‘the deal was the right thing to do.’"
Says Sherrod Brown’s campaign attacked Josh Mandel’s military service
Says Republican U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy "voted against paying our soldiers" and "against increasing combat pay" while voting "to protect his own pay."
"We will spend $100 billion in Afghanistan this year, fixing roads, building bridges, training police officers, and more, [and] cutting the same things in our own country."
U.S. military uniforms are manufactured in China.
The Obama administration "willfully leaked the existence of STUXNET (a computer worm used against Iran), allowing our enemies to learn more of our secrets and of our operations."
The Obama administration "leaked information, deliberately or otherwise, that led to the identification of the Pakistani doctor that helped us in achieving our goals and killing bin Laden."
"I led the fight to require the Coast Guard to buy their engines from us, not foreign companies."
"Days after the (Osama bin Laden) raid, Hollywood was invited into the White House so that they could receive a briefing" that revealed intelligence sources and methods.
"NASCAR fans are twice as likely as non fans to serve in the military and 37 percent of active servicemembers and veterans are NASCAR fans."
"There are close to 900,000 unemployed veterans in America right now."
President Ronald Reagan sent troops into conflict "only in one circumstance, which was in Grenada … We were in a peacekeeping setting in Lebanon."
Virginia "is home to more veterans per capita than any state in America."
The fastest-rising expense in the U.S. Defense Department is health care.
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