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Keeping Alabama Safe
In an increasingly tumultuous global landscape where a dictator in North Korea is threatening nuclear attack, Iran’s Ayatollah regularly leads chants of “Death to America,” and China continues aggressive behavior in the South China sea, national security must be the number one priority of the federal government.
The awesome capability of our armed forces and the technological advantages of our troops in the field today are due to investments in R&D from years past. America must continue to commit the resources necessary to maintain our advantage over any potential enemy of the future.
As a freshman congressman in 2011, I founded the Army Aviation Caucus, which has the mission of assuring Army Aviation has the support needed to successfully perform current and future missions. Additionally, as a member of the House Armed Services Committee, I have worked to maintain robust funding for defense generally and missile defense programs, in particular.