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House Passed NDAA Contains a Number of Provisions for the Third District

This past month, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). As a member of the House Armed Services Committee I had the opportunity to work on behalf of the Third District and included a number of provisions in this annual bill which will aid our community and our Defense Department. This includes provisions [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Turner Questions Air Force Chief of Staff on ECSS

Response Means Hundreds of area Jobs to Stay at Wright-Patt

On Thursday at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on the Air Force budget, Congressman Mike Turner questioned Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General Norman Schwartz on the future of the Expeditionary Combat Support System (ECSS) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The ECSS program [...]

Brown, Turner Lead Members of the Ohio Delegation in Letter Urging NASA Administrator to Locate Retired Shuttle in Dayton

Brown, Turner Lead Members of the Ohio Delegation in Letter Urging NASA Administrator to Locate Retired Shuttle in Dayton [...]

The State of the Union and a Chance for Legislators to Come Together

This year, I joined the Ohio Congressional delegation in sitting together as a symbol of unity. The delegation has had a strong tradition of working across the aisle to accomplish good things for the benefits of all [...]

My Statement on the President’s State of the Union Address

This evening the President rightly recognized the American people’s call for both parties to work together. I was encouraged to hear of his support to keep our country competitive in research and technology in the innovative spirit of the Wright brothers. [...]