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Rep. Martha McSally is the only Republican female veteran in the House, but she aims not to be there much longer.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement after she voted in support of the Omnibus Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, legislation to fund the government for the next seven months, through the end of FY 2018.
TUCSON – U.S. Representative Martha McSally is inviting local high school students and their parents or guardians to attend “Academy Day” on Saturday, April 7 to learn more about applying to U.S. Service Academies. Representatives from the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, US Coast Guard Academy, and University of Arizona R.O.T.C. will be on hand at the event to answer questions and provide more information about the nomination and application process.
TUCSON– U.S. Representative Martha McSally (AZ-02) this weekend participated in the 2018 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. During Heritage Flights, civilian pilots of historic military aircraft and Air Force pilots of current fighter aircraft practice flying in formation together. These flights raise public awareness of the Air Force mission and commemorate its history. The Congresswoman flew a remodeled P-51 Mustang, a World War II fighter-bomber that flew in the European and Pacific theatres during WWII, and then in the Korean War.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement after voting in support of the Bipartisan Budget Act:
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released 2017 Year in Review metrics outlining her accomplishments on behalf of Arizonans last year. Among the highlights include the fact that she passed more bills than any other member of Congress, responded to 192,584 constituent correspondence, and recovered $458,190 for constituents in the last year alone.
WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement on her vote in support of the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report:
WASHINGTON, DC—The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity today passed Congresswoman McSally’s bill to increase veterans’ access to skills training programs. The bill equips warfighters to pursue careers in high-demand occupations.
TUCSON –During a ceremony for Southern Arizona veterans, U.S. Representative Martha McSally today announced the 2017 Congressional Veteran of Distinction: Air Force veteran Stuart S. Carter. Mr. Carter was selected from nominations from throughout Southern Arizona by a local panel of veterans and other community members. A Sierra Vista resident who has dedicated himself to service, he was recognized for his work helping handicapped veterans through VeloVets, a program he founded.
WASHINGTON, DC–U.S. Representative Martha McSally today testified before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs in support of her bill to increase veterans’ access to skills training programs. Specifically, her legislation, the Veterans’ Entry to Apprenticeship Act, will allow veterans to use the post-9/11 GI Bill benefits they have earned to cover costs of pre-apprenticeship programs that are approved by the Department of Labor and proven to increase the likelihood of gainful employment.