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September 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), along with 15 other members of Congress, sent a letter to the White House urging the Biden Administration to create an Afghan Resettlement Advisory Council to ensure Afghans, experts, and stakeholders who are on the ground to assist in the resettlement of Afghans in the United States have a seat at the decision-making table. 

September 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included key provisions proposed by Rep. Gallego including his Subcommittee on Intelligence and Special Operations’ portion of the bill and $175 million in funding to support the Baltic Security Initiative.

September 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) released the following statement on the Pentagon acknowledging civilian causalities in the August 29 strike in Afghanistan.

Statement from Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07):

“I’m devastated by the acknowledgment from the Department of Defense that the strike conducted on August 29 was an utter failure that resulted in the deaths of at least 10 civilians.  

September 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—After a marathon mark-up of the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the House Armed Services Committee advanced the NDAA, which contained many provisions proposed by Rep Gallego, including his Subcommittee on Intelligence and Special Operations’ portion of the bill and $175 million in funding to support the Baltic Security Initiative.

September 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) today proudly announced the passage of two provisions to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

September 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) today announced the passage of his bipartisan amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that reiterates the need for the United States to maintain a strong alliance with and military presence in South Korea.

September 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) today announced the passage of his amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on securing allies’ 5G networks to prevent destructive influence from strategic competitors like China, Russia, and their owned and affiliated companies.

September 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) today announced the passage of his amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) concerning the congressional notification of use of force.

September 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) today announced the passage of his amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) concerning unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP).

August 31, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE), Co-Chairmen of the House Baltic Caucus, proudly announced the first-ever authorization of the Baltic Security Initiative in the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The $175 million authorization will go toward ensuring the security of the Baltic nations of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, which are critical to the security of the NATO alliance.