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May 12, 2021 News Releases

Washington, DC— Wednesday, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) delivered a House Floor speech recognizing Decatur resident George Mills, a former World War II POW, who will celebrate his 100th birthday on May 23.

 

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November 14, 2017 News Releases

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) voted for the conference report to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018. The NDAA authorizes America’s national defense programs and passed the House 356-70. This conference report resolves differences between the two different NDAA versions that passed the House and Senate earlier this year. Once the House and Senate both pass the conference report, it will go to the White House for the President’s signature.

October 23, 2017 News Releases

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) attended the White House ceremony awarding Huntsville veteran Army Captain Gary Michael Rose (retired) with the Congressional Medal of Honor. Rose received the Medal of Honor, the most prestigious military award a service member can receive, for extraordinary heroism in action while serving as a medic with the secret Military Assistance Command, Vietnam – Studies and Observations Group that conducted classified missions in Vietnam and Laos.

July 14, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) voted in favor of H.R.

June 29, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) Wednesday voted in favor of House Armed Services Committee passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, clearing the way for full House consideration of the bill.  The NDAA creates America’s national security policy.  The FY18 NDAA authorizes $631.5 billion for the Department of Defense base budget and $64.6 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations, for a total of $696.1 billion, a $62 billion increase in national security funding versus FY 2017.

In the News

November 9, 2018 In the News
HUNTSVILLE, Ala -- Veterans Day is Sunday and local organizations are already honoring the men and women who have served our country.
July 15, 2014 In the News
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) – Alabama representative, Mo Brooks-(R) and a New York representative, Bill Owens- (D) have introduced a new bill that could increase a veterans chance of being hired by the Veterans Administration.
July 8, 2014 In the News
A new bill from Rep. Mo Brooks would give former service personnel preference in when seeking a healthcare job with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
June 13, 2014 In the News
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -Several North Alabama veterans watched the President speak, and attended a Flag Day ceremony at Athens State University. Many of them said they were closely following what was unfolding in Iraq.
June 3, 2014 In the News
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - A Madison World War II Veteran is in Atlanta to finally receive his passport.