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Turner Commends Inclusion of Funds in NDAA to Keep Lima Tank Plant Open

Funding Would Maintain Jobs and Allow Plant to Produce 60 Tanks over the Next Year

Congressman Mike Turner commended the inclusion of $272 million for tank production in the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces Mark of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). These funds would mean roughly 60 M1A2 Abrams tanks [...]

Turner Statement on Romanian Missile Defense Site

Mike Turner released the following statement upon the announcement that Romania will host missile interceptors as part of a planned U.S. missile defense shield over Europe:

“I welcome this announcement by President Traian Basescu which furthers our shared commitment to a strong missile defense initiative. This decision is important for the defense of our NATO allies, [...]

Turner Statement on Obama Defense Budget Cut Proposal

Congressman Mike Turner released the following statement upon the news that President Obama has suggested $400 billion in cuts to the Department of Defense:
 
“While I share the President’s goal of a government that lives within its means, it should not come at the expense of our national defense. His suggestion of an arbitrary cut of [...]

Mixed Results in Defense Department Cuts

I commend the Secretary’s effort to increase efficiency and streamline the Department of Defense, but those efforts should not come at the expense of the safety of our men and women in uniform or our national [...]

Laying the Groundwork for Strengthening National Defense, Southwestern Ohio Economy

In my position as the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee for the last two years, I’ve had the opportunity to work to ensure that Ohioans, as well as our men and women in uniform, have the resources they need to succeed. These efforts include a continued focus on creating jobs, [...]

Mike Turner Wins Greater Protections and Care for Service Members

The provisions sponsored by Rep. Turner in the FY 11 NDAA are intended to “reduce the number of sexual assaults involving members of the Armed Forces” and “improve the response of the Department of Defense, the military departments, and the Armed Forces to reports of sexual assaults involving members of the Armed [...]

Rep. Turner Named Chairman of House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee

Rep. Turner Named Chairman of House Armed Services Strategic Forces [...]