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Reps. Hunter and Kinzinger lead letter to President in support of Secretary Mattis’ exemption requests

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) sent a bipartisan letter to President Trump in support of the request by Secretary of Defense James Mattis to exempt Iraqis who served alongside our...

Hunter: Choosing two of America’s finest leaders

Jan 12, 2017 Column

The media often caricatures rather than analyzes its subjects. Marine generals, especially those with colorful nicknames, are often pigeonholed as overly aggressive and less than analytical when facing complex situations. Any attempt to portray...

Hunter responds to report questioning whether Marine Corps General James Mattis committed war crimes in Iraq

Jan 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter responded to a report from the Center for Investigative Reporting, questioning whether Marine Corps General James Mattis committed war crimes in Fallujah, Iraq in April 2004.  Hunter was a...

IT'S A NEW YEAR

Dec 29, 2016 eNewsletter

HAPPY HOLIDAYS to you and your family…  2017 is almost here.  And the New Year will bring with it a new President and a new Administration, along with a reshaped Congress that is ready to act on behalf of American workers and taxpayers.   In the...

Hunter reaction to court ruling on DCGS-Army

Oct 31, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter made the following statement today in response to a federal ruling that imposes an injunction on the U.S. Army’s Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS): “It’s about time this...

Hunter calls DOD payback demand on Guard troops "boneheaded"

Oct 24, 2016 Press Release

Today, US Represenative Duncan Hunter wrote to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, urging immediate action to resolve demands for repayment of reelistment bonuses to Guard Members through the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Hunter's letter is available...

Hunter: We can defeat ISIS with the right strategy. Mosul is just the beginning

Oct 19, 2016 Column

Over the last several days, the fight led by the Iraqi Army to liberate Mosul and drive the Islamic State from the city is cause for some optimism.  The spine of the Iraqi military is finally stiffening and with the help of U.S. and coalition...

Hunter: New opportunities in space

Oct 3, 2016 Column

For the better part of the last three decades, commercial space launch was a specialty of the Russians and the Europeans while the United States lagged far behind. In 2011 and 2012, the United States was responsible for just two of 38 commercial...

Hunter: The US Army should rethink its approach to DCGS

Sep 22, 2016 Column

The US Army is a lethal force that can target and kill America’s enemies anywhere in the world. The capability harnessed by the Army is a testament to fearless leadership, tough training and a strong working relationship with innovative industry...

Hunter: U.S. Navy and Coast Guard need more icebreakers now

Jun 8, 2016 Column

The Cold War might be over, but the U.S. and Russia are once again in direct competition in the race to gain access to the Arctic and project force from the polar region. This reality has raised the stakes and accelerated the clock for the...

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