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  • Womack Votes to Ensure Veteran Access to Care
    Posted in Press Releases on June 10, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 4810, the Veteran Access to Care Act of 2014, of which he is a cosponsor: “Rewarding VA employees for delaying and denying care for tens of thousands of our veterans is indefensible. I am proud to cosponsor and support this bill, which ends this practice and ensures that our veterans can access the care they need – within or outside of the VA system.” ### Read more

  • Womack Supports VA Accountability
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 4301, the Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act of 2014, of which he is a cosponsor: “The information that has come to light about the treatment of veterans in Phoenix and at several VA hospitals across the nation is minimally a breach of competence and is, perhaps, criminal. We need the truth, and I urge VA leadership to get to the bottom of this as soon as possible and hold ... Read more

  • Womack: Thanks to Our Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement regarding Veterans Day: “Every veteran is a hero, and while we celebrate and honor them today, these heroes serve 365 days a year. A day should never go by in which we take for granted the selfless sacrifices they have made to protect us and our freedoms. Our nation is forever indebted to them, and to our past, current, and future servicemembers, I say thank you.” ### Read more

  • Arkansas Delegation Responds to the NDAA Conference Report
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans , Defense

    U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman, together with Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-1), Tim Griffin (AR-2), Steve Womack (AR-3), Mike Ross (AR-4), and Congressman-Elect Tom Cotton (AR-4), released the following statement: “Late last night, the National Defense Authorization Act’s (H.R. 4310) final conference report was released. Unfortunately, we now know that language which would have prevented the United States Air Force (USAF) from ending the 188th Fighter Wing’s A-10 mission is not includ... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Veterans Day
    Posted in Press Releases on November 12, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans , Defense

    “The freedom with which we Americans are so blessed is not free, and on Veterans Day, we pause to honor the men and women in uniform who selflessly and courageously protect that gift.” “I am proud to have served in the United States Army National Guard for thirty years and am tremendously grateful for all those who served before, besides, and after me. As a United States Representative, I will continue to work on behalf of our veterans and remain committed to providing our military men and women... Read more

  • Congressman Womack Celebrates Veterans Day at Tyson Foods
    Posted in Press Releases on November 9, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans , Defense

    Congressman Steve Womack was the keynote speaker at Tyson’s 2012 Veterans Day Celebration today. Tyson Foods’ annual Veterans Day event is sponsored by Tyson’s Veterans Business Resource Group for military veterans employed at the company’s corporate offices. The company is the leading supplier of food to the Defense Commissary Agency and has been helping feed the U.S. military and their families for more than 50 years. “Veterans Day is a day to honor all men and women in uniform for their selfl... Read more

  • 188th Changes Its Leadership
    Posted in Articles on April 15, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans , Defense, Budget

    Online Story HERE By Hicham Raache - Times Record Col. Mark W. Anderson took the reigns of the 188th Fighter Wing during a change-of-command ceremony Saturday, attended by military personnel and political leaders. “You are blessed,” Anderson said to scores of members of the Arkansas Air National Guard’s 188th Fighter Wing in attendance in uniform at the hangar of the Ebbing Air National Guard Base. “The 188th is an amazing unit. It’s your spirit, courage and enthusiasm that carries through to fu... Read more

  • Fort Smith May Host a Congressional Field Hearing
    Posted in Articles on April 14, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans , Defense, Budget

    Online Story HERE Michael Tilley - The City Wire A request has been made to conduct a Congressional field hearing in Fort Smith related to U.S. defense budget cuts that would change the mission of the 188th Fighter Wing, according to U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, R-Rogers. Womack teased Saturday night (April 14) during his comments at the Sebastian County Lincoln Day Dinner that the field hearing could land in Fort Smith in the near future. “We have a big fight on our hands (to save the 188th) ... And... Read more

  • Womack Announces Academy Days 2012 Schedule
    Posted in Press Releases on February 15, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans , Education

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Steve Womack has announced the 2012 Academy Days schedule. Military service is very important... Read more

  • Womack Responds to Air Force Budget Plan, Fort Smith’s 188th
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans , Defense

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Steve Womack released the following quote regarding the Air Force’s budget plan for fiscal the year 2013, in which the 188th Fighter Wing in Fort Smith would lose... Read more

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