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Updates from Rep. Gabbard (July 21-27)

MEDIA RELEASE GABBARD VOTES TO PREVENT RENEWED U.S. MILITARY ROLE IN IRAQ Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has voted to pass a bipartisan resolution that would limit President Barack Obama’s ability to commit U.S. troops to Iraq. The House passed H.Con.Res. 105 with overwhelming support by a vote of 370-40. It prohibits the president from deploying or […]

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Updates from Gabbard (June 13-20)

MEDIA RELEASE Gabbard Votes for Missile Defense, Hawaii Priorities in Defense Funding Bill Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has voted for the annual Defense Appropriations bill, which includes funding the Congresswoman requested for strengthening missile defense to protect Hawaii from North Korean threats, and an amendment she co-sponsored to defund unconstitutional National Security Agency programs that spy […]

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"I applaud President Obama's announcement today that the war in Iraq will be over by the end of the year, and our troops will finally come home to their families.  It is time for the Iraqi government to take responsibility for their own security.  Since the start of the war in 2003, over 4,400 American servicemembers have bravely made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country.  I offer my warmest aloha and mahalo to all of the men and women who have served in this war along with their families for their sacrifice.

Senator Akaka on the end of the Iraq war

“I applaud President Obama’s announcement today that the war in Iraq will be over by the end of the year, and our troops will finally come home to their families.  It is time for the Iraqi government to take responsibility for their own security.  Since the start of the war in 2003, over 4,400 American […]

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Akaka questions Panetta, Mullen on U.S. strategy

Akaka questions Panetta, Mullen on U.S. strategy

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka questioned Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen during an Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan. Akaka questioned the military leaders on increasing accountability for billions of dollars provided to the Afghanistan government since […]

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CW2 Peter Bianchi gives his two year-old son Cooper a hug before deployment ceremonies for the Hilo based Hawaii Army National Guard aviation unit. Bianchi's wife Kiara also joined other family members and friends seeing off the troops.

Hilo-based Guard unit bids fond farewell Wednesday (Aug 31)

CW2 Peter Bianchi gives his two year-old son Cooper a hug before deployment ceremonies for the Hilo based Hawaii Army National Guard aviation unit. Bianchi’s wife Kiara also joined other family members and friends seeing off the troops.

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The men and women serving in the U.S. Military celebrated  Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in Adder, Iraq Monday (May 30).

Military celebrates Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in Iraq

The men and women serving in the U.S. Military celebrated Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in Adder, Iraq Monday (May 30).

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Asians, Pacific Islanders showcase culture in Iraq

Asians, Pacific Islanders showcase culture in Iraq

Special to Hawaii 24/7 by Spc. Charlene Apatang Mendiola BAGHDAD — The United States Forces – Iraq equal opportunity office hosted a capstone showcase for deployed service members May 21 to celebrate the culture, traditions, and history of Asian and Pacific Islanders in the Al Faw Palace. The U.S. celebrates the contributions and accomplishments of […]

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