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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 statement on waived Guard bonus repayment

Oct 26, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter made the following statement regarding the Pentagon’s decision to waive bonus and loan repayments to members of the California National Guard: "This isn’t just the right action to take, it’s the only action to take...

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...

A Record of Success

May 16, 2016 eNewsletter

For Congress, there’s a lot on the agenda—budgets, authorizations and program reforms.  Most of these issues are the focus of national attention, inciting news reports and headlines and prompting editorialized commentary.  These issues are a...

Hunter: America needs to debate impact of drafting women into military

Feb 9, 2016 Column

Finally there is an issue on which hardline conservatives and coffeehouse liberals can agree. Neither group truly supports the idea of sending America’s daughters and sisters into direct ground combat, and neither adores the idea that women should...

Reps. Hunter & Zinke introduce legislation requiring women to register for draft

Feb 4, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC--Today, U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter, a Marine Corps veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, introduced legislation to require that women register for the selective service.  The legislation, titled the Draft America’s...

Hunter: Why we must give careful consideration to a 'gender neutral' military

Jan 8, 2016 Column

For as long as Barack Obama has been president, the U.S. military has been a staging ground for social change. The incorporation of women in ground combat units, without much consideration or care for its impact, is just the latest example of an...

Reps. Hunter & Kinzinger commend Air Force decision in Miley-Gate controversy

Dec 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC--The Air Force today informed several of its instructor pilots involved in the Laughlin texting controversy—referred to as Miley-Gate—that their aeronautical orders will be immediately reinstated.  U.S. Representatives Duncan Hunter (...

Hunter: Make no mistake - the FBI and Army retaliated against a hero

Dec 17, 2015 Column

When I first met Jason Amerine, it was hard not to be impressed.  He’s got the right stuff.  His resume — flush with the type of things that would make a Hollywood movie producer drool — isn’t too bad either. In politics, trust is important and...

Hunter: Green Beret Jason Amerine’s career ends on high note—with retirement and award ceremony

Nov 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. - U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter, a member of the House Armed Services Committee and Marine Corps veteran, made the following statement on the retirement of Lt. Col. and Green Beret Jason Amerine:  “On Friday, Lt. Col. Jason...

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