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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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January 22, 2021

ICYMI: Rep. Kirkpatrick Secures Huge Funding Win for Childhood & Adolescent Cancer Research

(WASHINGTON, DC) — The Office of Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement. Rep. Kirkpatrick voted to pass the Omnibus funding bill for 2021, in which she secured $115 million in Congressionally-directed defense spending for the larger Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research category.  At the Congresswoman’s request, cancers found in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults are now eligible…

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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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February 28, 2020

Reps. Kirkpatrick and Gallego Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Affirming A-10 Warthog Support

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick introduced a bipartisan 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. Cosponsored by Rep. Gallego (AZ-07), Rep. Simpson (ID-02), Rep. Fulcher (ID-01), Rep. Ruppersberger (MD-02), Rep. Mitchell (MI-10), and Rep. Hartzler (MO-4) the A-10 Aircraft…

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October 23, 2019

U.S. Rep. Kirkpatrick Academy Nomination Deadline Approaching

(Tucson, AZ) —The Office of Congresswoman Kirkpatrick is currently accepting applications for our Nation’s four service academies: United States Air Force Academy, Merchant Marine Academy, West Point, and the Naval Academy. To be considered for a nomination, candidates should have a strong academic background, participation in school and community activities, a high standard of physical fitness, and a desire to…

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