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  • Womack Supports the National Defense Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    WASHINGTON– Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the House agreed to the Conference Report to accompany H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY18: “Today, the House continues to provide for the common defense of our nation. This bipartisan legislation secures our troops the largest pay raise in eight years, expands the Armed Forces to counter the growing threats worldwide, and implements new oversight tools to streamline bureaucracy... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Passage of H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for FY18
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the below statement on the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY18 (NDAA): “Today, I commend the House for carrying out its most fundamental duty of providing for the common defense of the Republic through passage of this bill. It is an important first step in bringing back readiness, resources, and reform to the finest fighting forces in the world. The NDAA expands the Armed Forces to counter the growing threats worldwide, provid... Read more

  • Womack Elected Chairman of West Point Board of Visitors
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Appointed as one of four U.S. Representatives to serve on the United States Military Academy (USMA) Board of Visitors by Speaker of the House John Boehner in February 2012, Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) was today elected USMA Board of Visitors Chairman. “I am humbled to be named Chairman of the United States Military Academy Board of Visitors and am grateful for the support from my colleagues in Congress and board appointees alike – we all serve as one voice in guiding this exemplary instituti... Read more

  • ICYMI: Womack Addresses FY17 Defense Appropriations on House Floor
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in a speech given on the House Floor, Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) spoke in support of H.R. 1301, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017. H.R. 1301 was subsequently passed by the House by a vote of 371-48. The bill provides funding for the Department of Defense (DOD) for military activities for the remainder of fiscal year (FY) 2017. “Mr. Speaker, not only does this bill rebuild readiness by giving our troops the equipment they need, but it also revers... Read more

  • Arkansas Congressional Members Visit Deploying Arkansas Guard Members at Fort Bliss
    Posted in Press Releases on January 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) and Congressmen Steve Womack (AR-03) and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) spent today with Arkansas National Guard members at Fort Bliss, Texas, as the soldiers prepare for overseas deployment. “It was an honor to join Arkansas National Guard members at Fort Bliss as they finalize their training and prepare for their overseas mission. These men and women are making tremendous sacrifices in defense of our nation, and I am grateful for this opportunity to share my appreciat... Read more

  • Womack Awarded Highest Civilian Honor from U.S. Army
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) was today awarded the Department of the Army Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service – the highest award the Secretary of the Army may bestow upon a civilian – by Secretary Eric Fanning. “I am truly humbled to receive this incredible honor and am grateful to Secretary Fanning for not only recognizing me with the Army’s highest civilian award, but also for his service to our nation,” said Congressman Womack. “As a 30-year veteran of the Arkansas Army Guard, h... Read more

  • Womack Votes to Override Veto of Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement after the House and the Senate today successfully voted to override President Obama’s September 23, 2016 veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (S. 2040), allowing families of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to sue the government of Saudi Arabia: “The overwhelming bipartisan support to override the President’s veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act exemplifies that Congress stands united agai... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Passage of Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after House-passage of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (S. 2040): “Today, the House unanimously passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, which permits legal action against a foreign state that aids or abets an act of terror that occurs on U.S. soil. Anyone who knowingly sponsors terrorism should not be able to hide behind legal loopholes. The families who lost loved ones during the horrific Septembe... Read more

  • Womack Supports FY 2017 NDAA Passage
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after supporting House-passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 (H.R. 4909): “In a world that is more dangerous and more complex than ever before, it is critically important that we ensure our military remains the best trained, equipped, and supported in the world. The FY 2017 NDAA is the first step to fulfilling this goal, and I am proud to have voted in favor of its passage. In an often gr... Read more

  • Womack Responds to President Obama’s Final State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Budget

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) tonight released the following statement in response to President Obama’s final State of the Union address: “After seven years of State of the Union addresses filled with broken promises and empty words, Americans are disheartened. We ask ourselves if we’re better off now than we were seven years ago. We ask if we are safer now than we were seven years ago. And the truth of the matter is that we are not. “President Obama’s priorities are not America’s priorities, ... Read more

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