Defense and National Security
Because of our military personnel and their families, the United States has the most capable and best trained fighting force in the world. I am honored to serve on the House Armed Services Committee where I am able to exercise congressional oversight on the Pentagon, and ensure that our men and women in uniform have the resources they need and receive the benefits they have earned.
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An Indiana Congresswoman is raising “grave concerns” about a possible Pentagon plan to move detainees from Guantanamo Bay to sites inside the United States.
A Pentagon team is planning to visit a “handful” of additional locations in its search for a site on the mainland to house Guantánamo Bay detainees, risking the wrath of lawmakers wary of having terrorism suspects shipped to their backyard.
Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, sent a letter Tuesday to Defense Secretary Ash Carter expressing "grave concern" over Pentagon visits to potential sites in the U.S. where Guantanamo detainees may be housed.
Mishawaka, Ind. – Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) yesterday returned from a weeklong, bipartisan trip to the Czech Republic. While there, Walorski met with Czech Parliamentarians and participated in panel discussions regarding current defense collaboration and cybersecurity and privacy between the U.S., European Union (EU) and the Czech Republic.
Posted: Jul 20, 2015 7:44 PM EST
WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) today issued a letter to conferees of the FY 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, requesting they maintain the House’s passed provisions prohibiting the use of funds to transfer or release any individual detained at the United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02), member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement after the Obama administration announced a final agreement in nuclear negotiations with Iran:
WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) met today with Indiana's new Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Courtney P. Carr, who was appointed as the Adjutant General of Indiana on May 30, 2015, by Governor Michael Pence following the retirement of Maj. Gen. R. Martin Umbarger.
As the Adjutant General, Carr's primary focus is to lead the Indiana Army and Air National Guard, the Indiana Guard Reserve and state employees, totaling more than 14,000 personnel.
Caption: Maj. Gen. Maryanne Miller, deputy to the chief of the Air Force Reserve meets with Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) in Walorski's office on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of the U.S. Air Force selecting Grissom Air Reserve to base the KC-46A air tanker.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) today met with a senior U.S. Air Force officer regarding the possible selection of Grissom Air Reserve to base the KC-46A air tanker.
The 434th Air Refueling Wing (ARW) at Grissom is currently one of four finalists under consideration by the U.S. Air Force to be the first Air Force Reserve unit to fly the new KC-46A tanker aircraft.