Taking care of our veterans is of utmost importance. Alabama's Fifth Congressional District contributes heavily to America's defense and, hence, has a large veteran population. Congressman Brooks works hard to help our veterans in the same way they have helped fight for America.
Brooks is a member of the House Armed Services Committee, which provides limited oversight of veterans matters.
For more information concerning Veteran's issues, please contact Congressman Brooks' Washington, DC office.
Washington, DC— Early on September 2nd, after a 16.5-hour committee debate and vote series, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) voted “Yes” on the House Armed Services Committee passage of H.R. 4350, the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”). The NDAA passed on a 57-2 vote.
Congressman Brooks said the following:
Washington, DC— Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) is an original cosponsor of Congresswoman Mariannette Miller-Meek’s (IA-02) and Congressman Ruben Gallego’s (AZ-07) H.R. 4300, the Veterans in Park (VIP) Act. This bipartisan legislation will give active-duty service members, veterans, and Gold Star Families free lifetime access to America’s most iconic natural treasures through the America the Beautiful Pass.
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.
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.