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Authorizing David’S Sling Weapon System April 27, 2016
Brian Higgins, D-NY
"The United States-Israel Maritime Security Partnership Act would authorize the use of the David’s Sling Weapon System to intercept short-range missiles, promote Israel’s inclusion in naval exercises, and increase the number of visits by U.S. naval vessels to Israeli ports."
Visit To Guantanamo Bay April 27, 2016
Carlos Curbelo, R-FL
"Mr. Speaker, earlier this week, I visited U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, a critical military national security asset serving key roles in the war on terrorism, drug and migrant interdiction, and as a strategic forward base for the Atlantic Fleet. Every day, approximately 7,000 U.S. military personnel and contractors go to work at GTMO to keep our country safe and to advance our national security interests in the Americas and throughout the world."
Honoring The Life Of Earle C. Williams April 26, 2016
Barbara Comstock, R-VA
"Earle was chairman of the Naval Research Advisory Committee, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, and was a permanent director and past international chairman of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association. Earle began his storied career a leader in the Washington, D.C. area and was a man who truly cared for his employees and all those around him. He was someone who believes in a strong culture of education and the arts and worked tirelessly to promote these endeavors in his life."
Virgin Islands Of The United States Centennial Commission Act April 26, 2016
Stacey Plaskett, D-VI
"After purchase by the United States in 1917, the contributions of Virgin Islanders have continued through individuals like David Hamilton Jackson, who was a staunch free press advocate and labor movement leader; Hubert Harrison, a key figure in the movement of the Harlem Renaissance; military veterans like Alton Adams, who was the first African American naval bandleader; and General Samuel Ebbesen."
Tribute To Rear Admiral Stephen P. Metruck April 26, 2016
Christopher Coons, D-DE
"Rear Admiral Metruck is from Massena, NY, and graduated in 1982 from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in ocean engineering. He was awarded a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He has also served as a military fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC, and the Coast Guard fellow on the Chief of Naval Operation’s Strategic Studies Group based in Newport, RI."

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