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Pfluger, Cornyn Bill to Rename San Angelo VA Clinic Signed Into Law

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) and U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statements after the Colonel Charles and JoAnne Powell VA Clinic Act, which would rename the San Angelo Community Based Outpatient VA Clinic to honor the Powell’s lifetime of service to the area, was signed into law: “Colonel Powell and JoAnne dedicated their lives to serving…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

Pfluger Responds to Days 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…