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Carter on FY22 National Defense Authorization Act

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(Washington, DC) - Representative John Carter (TX-31) released the following statement after voting to pass the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). "The National Defense Authorization Act equips our nation's military and ensures they have the best possible resources to maintain readiness. Yesterday, I voted on a bill that increases pay for service members, improves the stan...

Carter on FY22 NDAA

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The National Defense Authorization Act is a historically bipartisan piece of legislation in which Republicans and Democrats come together to do what is best for our nation’s military. I voted in support of H.R.4350, the FY22 NDAA, to ensure that our military has the best possible resources to protect and defend our nation. 

Carter Cosponsors Legislation Awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to the Thirteen Fallen Heroes

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Representative John Carter (R-TX) joined Representative Lisa McCain (R-MI) and over 200 of their colleagues in introducing legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 service members who lost their lives in the Kabul terrorist attack. "The men and women who gave their lives protecting their fellow Americans in Afghanistan made the ultimate sacrifice and represent the best America ...

Rep Carter Demands Biden Answer for His Actions

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(Washington, DC)- Representative John Carter (TX-31) joined members of both the House and the Senate in a letter demanding President Biden answer for the devastating consequences of the hasty withdrawal of the U.S. military from Afghanistan.

Carter Statement on Afghanistan

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"The situation unfolding in Afghanistan right now is an unmitigated, but completely avoidable, disaster. Not only has this poorly managed withdrawal put American lives at risk, it’s also left our allies high and dry. We made a promise to those individuals that aided in the United States’ mission and to see them left behind at the hands of a now emboldened enemy is a disgrace."

Carter Secures $2.9 million for Texas A&M University- Central Texas in Defense Appropriations Bill

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(Killeen, TX) - Representative John Carter (TX-31) and Dr. Marc Nigliazzo announced today that Carter secured $2,990,000 for Texas A&M University- Central Texas in the Defense Appropriations bill that will be on the House floor later this month. If signed into law, the funding will go toward research to limit hardware and software vulnerabilities to cyber-attacks in areas critical to the Department of Defense.

Carter's Language Prompts Army to Implement New Policy Regarding Juvenile-on-Juvenile Sexual Crimes

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Today, Representative John Carter (R-TX-31) announced that the U.S. Army has adopted a new directive to address juvenile-on-juvenile sexual misconduct that occurs on installations in response to his legislation, the MINOR Act, and language Carter included in the National Defense Authorization Act. The Army’s new policy will establish installation multidisciplinary teams to address safety, medical, behavioral health, academic and social needs of juveniles involved in juvenile-on-juvenile sexual incidents. It will also require the Army to notify the appropriate law enforcement agency within 24 hours of report of incident.

Rep. John Carter: U.S. Army prompted to implement policy regarding juvenile-on-juvenile sexual crimes

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Representative John Carter (R-TX-31) has announced the U.S. Army has adopted a new directive to address juvenile-on-juvenile sexual misconduct occurring on installations in response to his legislation, the MINOR Act, and language Carter included in the National Defense Authorization Act. The Army’s new policy will establish installation multidisciplinary teams to address safety, medical, behaviora...

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