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Pfluger votes for final NDAA

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Tuesday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) released a statement after House passage of the FY2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): “Republicans fought hard to defeat the Democrats' poison pill provisions and attempts to defund our military. This clean defense bill furthers President Trump’s commitment to fully fund our military and provide critical resources to adequately counter threat...

Congressman Pfluger Honors Local Veterans on the House Floor

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Thursday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) honored several local World War II veterans on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in advance of Veterans Day. Pfluger honored veterans Bill Womack, Phil George, Maynard Schwertner, Gilberto Torres, and J.L. Stevens, who all served their country with honor and bravery. These veterans dedicated their lives in service, not only to their country...

Pfluger Defends Second Amendment Rights

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“I am extremely frustrated with the Democrats’ repeated efforts to poison the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)—the bill that allows our valiant military to defend our country. Nothing could be more important. I voted to advance the FY2022 NDAA to the next step in negotiations because it continues President Trump’s commitment to fully fund our military, provides our servicemembers and thei...

Congressman Pfluger Release Service Academy Recruitment Video

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Congressman August Pfluger is proud to release a recruitment video for the United States service academies. In the video, Congressman Pfluger reflects on his personal experiences as a United States Air Force Academy graduate and encourages students from the 11th District of Texas to apply through his congressional office. “One of my greatest honors of serving in Congress is having the ability to n...

Pfluger Responds to Day’s Events

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Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) today issued the following statement: “As a veteran, it is shameful to see the chaos President Biden has caused in Afghanistan. “President Biden, Americans demand to know your plan to protect lives and prevent further casualties. You must establish dominance by any and all means necessary to ensure the safety of every American life. “There will be a time for acco...

Congressman Pfluger Announces Colonel Charles & JoAnne Powell VA Renaming Bill

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Thursday, Congressman August Pfluger held a press conference announcing his bill to rename the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in San Angelo, Texas, the "Colonel Charles and JoAnne Powell VA Clinic" in honor of Colonel Charles Powell, former Wing Commander at Goodfellow Air Force Base, and his wife JoAnne, a cherished congressional staff member for the 11th Distric...

Congressman Pfluger Assembles Care Packages for Troops

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Today, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) joined members of the For Country Caucus and military nonprofit Operation Gratitude in assembling 5,000 individually-addressed care packages for deployed troops during Military Appreciation Month. At the event, members called for the construction of a Global War on Terrorism Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. “The men and women who raise the...

Congressman Pfluger Holds Vietnam Veteran Medal Ceremony

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Monday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) recognized three San Angelo Veterans in a ceremony in the O.C. Fisher Federal Building. Congressman Pfluger pinned each veteran with medals earned during their service in the Vietnam War that were not awarded properly. The three veterans, Robert Moncibais, Fred Maskil, and Manuel Ortegon, served valiantly through their military service and beyond—all cont...

Rep. Pfluger Named Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism

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U.S. Representative August Pfluger (TX-11) was chosen the Ranking Member on the House Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism. The Intelligence and Counterterrorism Subcommittee has jurisdiction over the U.S. Secret Service pertaining to the agency’s protective, investigative, and cyber missions. It focuses on identifying and deterring homeland threats thro...

Plfuger, McCaul Call on Putin Regime to Release Trevor Reed

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Ahead of tomorrow’s appeal in a Moscow City Court, Congressman August Pfluger and Lead Republican of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Michael McCaul released the following statement calling on the Kremlin to release Texas native Trevor Reed immediately. Last year, Lead Republican McCaul and former Rep. Mike Conaway led a resolution that passed the House condemning Trevor’s wrongful imprisonment...