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January 31, 2022

ICYMI: Kelly, Kirkpatrick Lead Bipartisan Group to Fully Fund A-10 Mission 

(WASHINGTON, D.C) Arizona Senator Mark Kelly and Representative Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-02) led a group of bipartisan lawmakers in a letter to Senate and House Appropriators, urging them to fully fund the current A-10 fleet without retirements as authorized in the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and provide resources to advance the A-10 re-winging effort.  Co-signers of Kelly and Kirkpatrick’s letter include Sens. Sinema (D-AZ), Stabenow (D-MI), Warnock (D-GA), Ossoff (D-GA), Van Hollen (D-MD),…

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September 24, 2021

Rep. Kirkpatrick Secures A-10 Amendment in NDAA Passage

NDAA Includes Crucial Benefits for Servicemembers and Military Families and Strengthens National Security (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick voted for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), legislation that makes key investments to improve the lives of Servicemembers and military families, while also strengthening our national security. In today’s passage of the NDAA, Rep. Kirkpatrick…

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May 11, 2021

Rep. Kirkpatrick Leads AZ Colleagues in Bipartisan Letter to Air Force Secretary Urging Support & Transparency for A-10 Program

Kirkpatrick Participates in Defense Approps Hearing Inquiring Status from Air Force Chief of Staff (Tucson, AZ) — Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick sent a letter to Acting Secretary of the Air Force John Roth expressing continued support for the A-10 Warthog and requesting more transparency regarding the future of the aircraft. She is joined on the letter…

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April 13, 2021

Rep. Kirkpatrick, Senator Kelly and Senator Sinema Lead A-10 Resolution in House and Senate

Lawmakers joined by Senator Blunt and Reps. Ruppersberger, Hartzler, Gallego, O’Halleran, and Stanton (Tucson, AZ) — Today, Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick re-introduced a resolution that recognizes the A-10 aircraft as a critical component of America’s national security and the most effective and cost-efficient Close Air Support attack aircraft in the Department of Defense (DoD) inventory. In…

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December 8, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Secures Arizona Victories in Final NDAA Passage

Introduced Amendments for A-10 Transparency and Wildlife Protections  (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick joined her House colleagues to pass the Conference Report on H.R. 6395, the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021. The NDAA authorizes $732 billion in discretionary spending for our national defense for FY 2021, including approximately…

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July 15, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Leads Fight to Protect A-10 Funding for FY2021

Appropriations Victory for Southern Arizona Warthog (Tucson, AZ) — Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement after she secured additional funds for the A-10 ‘Warthog’ in the Defense Bill for FY2021. The House Appropriations Committee today approved the Defense bill on a vote of 30 to 22. The legislation funds the Department of Defense, including…

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