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WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte voted today to increase military pay, improve military readiness, and increase America’s ability to confront aggression and national security threats.
The National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2019 (NDAA) passed the House 351-66. The bill authorizes $717 billion in military spending, an increase of $83 billion from last year’s funding level.
WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte testified yesterday before the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee on behalf of Montana veterans and health care providers. Gianforte called for reforms at the VA to ensure Montana veterans have reliable, timely access to high quality care.
WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte voted today to improve veterans’ health care and reform the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with the VA MISSION Act.
“It’s unacceptable that Montana veterans face long waits either to see a doctor or to schedule critical procedures,” said Gianforte. “The VA MISSION Act is a step in the right direction to reform the VA and ensure our veterans have reliable, timely access to high quality care.”
WASHINGTON – Congressman Greg Gianforte today announced academy nominee Marshall Beatty’s offer of appointment from the United States Military Academy (USMA) in West Point, New York.
Marshall attends the USMA Prep School and is a graduate of Sentinel High School in Missoula.
While a student at Sentinel, Marshall served as student body president, volunteered for suicide prevention, and was a varsity athlete in track and cross country.
BOZEMAN, Mont. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte is hosting Academy and ROTC Days for Montana students interested in learning more about attending a U.S. military academy or enrolling in an ROTC program. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 12 at the Billings Army Reserve Center.
Representatives from various service academies and military ROTC programs will be available to answer questions and provide information to Montana students, parents, teachers, and guidance counselors.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today announced his nominations for 31 students applying for enrollment into the U.S. military academies.