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Turner Includes Language in NDAA to Support: AFIT, AFRL, Unmanned Aerial Systems, and Wright-Patt

Legislation Contains Multiple Provisions Key to WPAFB and Southwest Ohio

Congressman Mike Turner successfully included several provisions in the House passed National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) today which will have a far reaching impact on Southwest Ohio and Wright-Patterson AFB if approved by the Senate and signed into law by the President. Turner’s amendments to the [...]

Turner Announces Designation of Clinton County as a SBA HUBZone

Inclusion Places Small Businesses in Clinton at an Advantage for Federal Procurement Opportunities

Congressman Mike Turner announced that Clinton County has received the designation as a Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) in the Small Business Administration’s program. This initiative helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities.

“Clinton County is [...]

Sen. Portman, Rep. Turner Introduce Measure to Strengthen the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Future

U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Congressman Mike Turner, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, introduced legislation today to ensure the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) remains the premier institute for defense-focused, graduate-level education. The measure would permanently require AFIT’s top post to be [...]

Honoring Those Who Gave the Greatest Sacrifice

On May 30th, Americans around the country and deployed overseas will pause to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation. Memorial Day was first enacted to honor Union and Confederate soldiers following the Civil War and was extended after World War I to honor Americans who have fallen in all [...]

Turner Amendment to NDAA Would Halt Enterprise Logistics System Consolidation

Air Force Would Have to Provide a Cost-Benefit Analysis to be Evaluated by Congress

Congressman Mike Turner announced today that he will be offering an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which would halt funding for the consolidation of the Enterprise Logistics System Program pending a report to Congress. The report would be a [...]

To Remain a World Leader, U.S. Must Stop Mounting Debt

By Congressman Michael Turner

The United States is a world leader and not just in the areas of research, democracy, or military supremacy; we’re also one of the top 12 countries in the world when it comes to government debt. Since paying off our debt in the 1800’s for the only time in our history, we’ve [...]

Turner’s “New START Treaty Implementation Act” Included in National Defense Authorization Act

Congressman Mike Turner successfully included major parts of his recently introduced “New START Treaty Implementation Act” into the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) this Wednesday. Last Thursday, Turner introduced “The New START Treaty Implementation Act” as a standalone bill in the House of Representatives. Wednesday morning, Senator Jon Kyl introduced “nearly identical” legislation in the [...]

Turner Language in NDAA Seeks to Protect Military’s use of GPS

Provision Raises Alarm over Potential Interference to GPS

Congressman Mike Turner successfully included language in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which requires the Secretary of Defense to notify Congress if he determines there is widespread interference with the military’s use of the Global Positioning System (GPS) caused by a commercial communications service. Turner, the [...]

Dayton region closer to being testing site for unmanned aircraft

WASHINGTON – A House committee has approved a $553 billion defense bill that increases the chances that southwest Ohio will be a testing region for unmanned aircraft being developed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

The defense measure, which will reach the House floor later this month, includes an amendment sponsored by Rep. Mike Turner, R-Centerville, that [...]

Turner Includes Language in NDAA to Support: AFIT, AFRL, and Unmanned Aerial Systems

Legislation Contains Bevy of Provisions Key to Southwest Ohio

Washington D.C. – Congressman Mike Turner successfully included language in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) yesterday which will have a far reaching impact on Southwest Ohio if approved by the full Congress and signed into law by the President. Turner’s amendments to the annual Defense Department [...]