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McSally Introduces Resolution to Honor 75th Anniversary of Iwo Jima

U.S. SENATE–U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) joined Todd Young (R-IN) and Mark Warner (D-VA) last week in introducing a Joint Resolution to honor the 75th Anniversary of the Battle for Iwo Jima during World War II. The resolution recognizes the gallantry and heroism demonstrated 75 years ago during the victory that was led by the United States Marine Corps over Imperial Japan on the island of Iwo Jima. A companion resolution was introduced in House by U.S. Representatives Greg Pence (R-IN-06),...

McSally Stresses Need to Improve Security after Tucsonan Killed in Kenya Terrorist Attack

U.S. SENATE—U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) stressed the need to improve security of U.S. assets in Africa following the Jan. 5 terrorist attack on a U.S. airfield in Kenya that left three Americans dead, including Dustin Harrison of Tucson.

Click HERE to download McSally’s questioning.

During a U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the military strength of AFRICOM/SOUTHCOM, McSally questioned General Stephen Townsend about reports that U.S. assets were not adequately secured...

McSally Secures Arizona Wins in Funding Package

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) secured several wins for Arizona in the appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2020.

“While this funding bill is imperfect, it provided much needed funding and certainty for our troops, plus key wins that I fought for—and won—for Arizona,” said McSally.

“We secured $152 million for the San Luis Port of Entry due to our tireless advocacy,” McSally continued. “It was the only port project in the country funded in the bill and will modernize cross...

McSally Applauds Senate Passage of Annual Defense Bill

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) applauded Senate passage of the annual defense bill conference report agreed on by both chambers of Congress and touted major wins she procured for Arizona.

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) conference report funds Arizona’s critical military missions, supports Arizona service members and their families, and makes important reforms to the way the military investigates and prosecutes sexual assault.

"The...

McSally Brings Home Huge Wins for Arizona in Annual Defense Bill

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) touted huge wins for Arizona in the annual defense bill on the floor of the U.S. Senate today.

McSally highlighted support for Arizona service members and their families, in addition to investments in key Arizona military missions.

McSally said in part: “Since I have been in Congress, I led the fight to stop the A-10 from being mothballed and this bill continues to secure resources needed to modernize the A-10, based at Davis Monthan AFB. We...

McSally Delivers Massive Wins for Arizona, Secures Historic Military Sexual Assault Reform in Annual Defense Bill

U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) delivered massive wins for Arizona military missions and historic sexual assault reforms in the final version of the annual defense bill agreed to by the Senate and House Armed Services Committees.

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) funds Arizona’s critical military missions, supports Arizona service members and their families, and makes important reforms to the way the military investigates and prosecutes...

McSally: Military Housing "Slumlord" CEOs Should Spend Holidays in Military Housing

U.S. SENATE—U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) today proposed that military housing CEOs experience firsthand the unacceptable living conditions to which they have subjected military families.

During a U.S. Committee on Armed Services hearing on the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) privatized housing findings, McSally highlighted the continuing issue of substandard living conditions in military housing facilities.

“It’s hard enough to serve in the military. It’s hard enough to be a...

McSally, Shaheen Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Support Servicemembers, Veterans with Eating Disorder Recovery

U.S. SENATE—Today, U.S. Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), both members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, introduced bipartisan legislation to expand eating disorder treatment access for U.S. servicemembers, veterans and their dependents.

Studies have found that 16 percent of female veterans have or have had an eating disorder and 20 percent of female adolescent dependents of a servicemember are at risk for an eating disorder. Eating disorders have the second...

McSally Celebrates Launch of Major Defense Company in Mesa

U.S. SENATE — Today, U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) celebrated the announcement of the launch of Nammo Defense Systems Inc. in Mesa, Arizona.

During the Association of the United States Army’s Annual Meeting, McSally spoke on Nammo’s decision to headquarter its new defense venture, Nammo Defense Systems Inc., in Mesa, AZ, and to invest nearly $20 million in new infrastructure in Arizona.

“Nammo Defense Systems made a great choice to headquarter their consolidated company in Arizona,” McSal...

McSally Applauds Senate Confirmation of Ambassador Barrett of Arizona

U.S. SENATE – Today, U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Ambassador Barbara Barrett—and Arizonan—to be the Secretary of the Air Force.

"Ambassador Barrett's confirmation is a win for Arizona, our Air Force, and our nation,” said McSally. “She is the perfect fit to lead the Air Force in these dangerous and uncertain times. As soon as the position was open, I called my longtime friend Barbara, to ask her to be willing to serve in this...