For over two hundred years, the men and women of the United States military have protected us and defended American values at home and abroad. We must commit to a strong national defense in order to respond to challenges from countries like China and Russia, deter rogue states like Iran and North Korea, and defeat violent extremists who know no borders.
The men and women of our Armed Forces deserve the best resources and support possible to carry out their mission to keep America safe. I am committed to ensuring our troops have the tools and training they need to be effective wherever and whenever they are called upon.
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“The terrorist attacks at the Kabul airport are a horrific tragedy. My prayers go out to the families of those who were killed and to those who were injured, and I continue to pray for the safety of our troops as well as the American citizens and our allies who remain stranded,” said Congressman John Moolenaar.
Congressman John Moolenaar has signed on as a co-sponsor of the bipartisan GRUB Act, which would reimburse National Guard members deployed to Washington D.C. who had to pay for their own meals because of food quality concerns. This legislation was introduced yesterday in response to reports from Michigan National Guard members who documented undercooked and unsafe food served to them during their time serving at the U.S. Capitol.