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Tag: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

COP28 Alabama News
Phil Williams: It's time for a COP-out

The United Nations' Climate Change Conference (COP) is a joke, but the COP is also serious. It is past time for the U.S. to instigate a COP-out.

Tuberville Alabama News
Heritage: Tuberville was ‘abandoned and undermined by his colleagues’ in fight against DOD abortion policy

Conservative advocacy group Heritage Action for America accused U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s colleagues in the Senate of failing to support him in his battle against a Department of Defense abortion policy.

Barry Moore Alabama News
Moore slams Pentagon for failing sixth audit: ‘No wonder we're nearly $34 trillion in debt’

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) criticized the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) on Thursday after the federal agency failed its sixth audit in a row. 

Tuberville511 Alabama News
Pro-life groups side with Tuberville in fight over DOD abortion policy

Groups that advocate for protecting the lives of the unborn have publicly sided with U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville in his months-long battle against a Department of Defense (DOD) abortion policy.

Mushroom Cloud Alabama News
Joey Clark: Hope smells like a better bomb

A better bomb is terrifying. It's simple to understand, completely credible, and convincing. If a better bomb can’t save us, nothing can. Yet, despite hope in a better bomb, that indescribable stench remains. 

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville on criticism of military holds: 'I'm voting for the people of Alabama'

The former Auburn football coach said it was "always good" to have the support from those he represents and argued it was "rare" for those in Washington, D.C. to vote for the constituents over their own beliefs.

US Senate Tuberville Tommy Alabama News
Senate Democrats expected to try to lift Tuberville’s DOD hold Wednesday night

A U.S. Senate source told 1819 News that Senate Democrats intend to attempt lifting U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s (R-Auburn) hold on military promotions on Wednesday night.

Tuberville Alabama News
Over 5,000 veterans sign onto letter urging Senate leadership to support Tuberville military holds over Pentagon abortion policy

Over 5,000 veterans signed a letter voicing support for U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s (R-Auburn) hold on military promotions to combat a U.S. Department of Defense policy that financially facilitates abortions.

Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville blocks 10th attempt by Democrats to get around hold on military promotions in battle against Pentagon abortion policy

For the 10th time, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) kept Democrats from maneuvering around his hold on military promotions to combat a U.S. Department of Defense policy that financially facilitates abortions.

Photo from Mike Rogers's Facebook page. Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Rogers requests delivery of omitted sections of DOD report on withdrawal from Afghanistan, cites ‘multiple discrepancies’

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks), chair of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, accused U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Tuesday of including false information and omitting details in a report about the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2021. 

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville blocks Senate Democrats' ninth attempt to break his hold on military promotions

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) blocked the ninth attempt by Senate Democrats to break his hold on military promotions over the Department of Defense’s abortion policy.

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Billboards go up across Alabama thanking Tuberville 'for standing for life and against wokeness in the military'

Billboards have gone up across the state thanking U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) for his ongoing fight to overturn the Department of Defense’s abortion policy.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville defends military hold over DOD abortion policy: ‘If Democrats want me to drop my hold, then the answer is very simple — either follow the law or change the law’

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) published an op-ed in The Washington Times on Thursday to defend his hold on military promotions in order to combat a U.S. Department of Defense policy that financially facilitates abortions.

Tuberville Alabama News
'I’m out there on an island right now' — Tuberville defends fight against DOD abortion policy

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) joined renowned neurosurgeon and former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development on his podcast on Monday to discuss his hold on military promotions to combat a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) policy that provides funding for abortions.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville WSJ op-ed defends standoff over military nominations and abortion policy — ‘The only war they are focused on winning is the culture war’

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) issued an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on Sunday defending his hold on general and flag officer nominations on the Senate floor in response to a Department of Defense policy that uses taxpayer dollars to fund abortions.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville rips Schumer for calling military appointment hold over DOD abortion policy ‘unprecedented’ — Taxpayers funding abortions 'not right'

Recently, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) came under fire from Democrats, such as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) for his hold on general and flag officer nominations on the Senate floor in response to U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin’s policy that uses taxpayer money to fund abortions.

Carson Tubs Alabama News
Ben Carson among 23 conservative leaders backing Tuberville opposition to DOD taxpayer-funded travel, leave for abortion-seeking U.S. military personnel

Twenty-three leaders in the conservative movement signed onto a letter in support of U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s (R-Auburn) push to reverse a Department of Defense (DOD) policy that uses taxpayer dollars to help service members get abortions.

A celebration of Chinese New Year by the Confucius Institute at Troy Photo from Troy Universitys Facebook page Alabama News
Troy University: Shutdown of CCP-linked Confucius Institute due to threat of potential DOD funding; Maintains organization was in good standing

A Troy University communications official responded to questions on Friday related to the university’s recent closure of its Confucius Institute, an educational institution connected to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

Tuberville, Rogers Alabama News
Tuberville, Rogers push back against Pentagon abortion policy — 'Gross misuse of taxpayer dollars'

Two Republican members of the Alabama congressional delegation are battling an abortion policy recently adopted by the U.S. Department of Defense which makes it easier for female soldiers in pro-life states to get abortions where they are legal.

Robert Aderholt Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Aderholt, House Republicans concerned about federal Confucius Institute funding for universities

The Department of Defense (DoD) should stop continued funding of universities with Confucius Institutes, according to a recent letter sent to the DoD by U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) and 25 House Republicans last week.

Kelisa Wing, Mike Rogers Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Rogers blasts DOD 'woke' school admin who said she was 'exhausted by 99% of the white men in education'

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) is going after a Department of Defense (DOD) education official over remarks she made on Twitter about white people.

Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville blocks Defense Department confirmations until Secretary of Defense answers questions on military abortions

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is holding The Secretary of Defense’s feet to the fire until he justifies his claim that lack of abortion access could affect military readiness.

Department of Defense Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Moore demands answers from Department of Defense for using taxpayer dollars to cover abortion travel costs for military personnel

As the federal government looks for creative ways to get around state abortion laws, U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) and other lawmakers are demanding answers from the Biden administration. 

Robert Aderholt in Congress Alabama News
Aderholt warns that the U.S. Military is dependent on China for critical minerals

Sec. of Defense Lloyd Austin Congressman Robert Aderholt that the Department of Defense is very concerned about the U.S. having sufficient critical minerals to maintain the military-industrial base to support a war effort given that the U.S. is reliant on China and Russia for these resources.

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Brooks signs amicus brief supporting SEALS lawsuit

By Brandon Moseley Congressman Mo Brooks (R-Al05) was one of 47 GOP Congressmen and Senators who joined an amicus brief supporting...