OMAHA, NE – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement regarding the importance of the Open Skies Treaty:
I believe in peace through strength. Our military combat capability has been reduced by two-thirds since I gave my first oath back in 1985, but we maintain worldwide commitments, which is stretching us to the breaking point. We need to retool our military with the latest technology, reduce the massive headquarters’ staffs, and reform our acquisition processes.
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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) was named by the House of Representatives as a conferee to the fiscal year (FY) 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference committee. A conference committee resolves the differences between Senate and House versions of the same bill, and this is Rep. Bacon’s third consecutive appointment. Rep. Bacon previously served on the FY18 and FY19 NDAA conference committees.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02), a member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), made the following remarks after he voted no on H.R. 2500, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 following consideration by the House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) a member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), recently completed the committee’s 21 hour-marathon consideration of H.R. 2500, the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Rep. Bacon, an Air Force veteran and retired Brigadier General, is a leading congressional advocate for the armed services and military families.
Washington, D.C.— First Lieutenant Travis Borchard with the Nebraska Army National Guard will join Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) on April 3, 2019 for a joint session of Congress, featuring His Excellency Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). A native of Gothenburg, Nebr., Borchard was awarded the Army Achievement Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today voted against H.J. Res. 46, to overturn the President’s use of the National Emergencies Act, and released the following statement:
OMAHA, NE - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement regarding the President's National emergency Declaration:
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WASHINGTON, D. C. - Representative Don Bacon (NE-02) today announced his committee assignments for the 116th Congress to the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) and the Agriculture Committee.
The House Armed Services Committee’s oversight responsibilities include the full scope of operations performed by the Department of Defense as well as the national security functions of the Department of Energy.