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Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

Representing the 46th District of California

Defense (Committee Member)

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Aug 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), released a statement commemorating Women’s Equality Day, on the 95th  anniversary of the 19th Amendment which guaranteed America’s women the right to vote.

“On the 95th anniversary of the 19th amendment we reflect on the women whose dedication and vision shaped our history for the better but recommit ourselves to ending the inequality women still face in the workplace and the military and attacks on women’s health.

Aug 21, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), the second ranked Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee and the founder and chair of the Women in the Military Caucus today released the following statement:

"I congratulate First Lt. Kristen Griest and First Lt. Shaye Haver, who today will become the first women ever to graduate from the Army's elite Ranger School. I also applaud the news that the Navy is planning to open its SEAL teams to qualified women who can pass the legendary and grueling training,

Jul 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Korea and senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement on National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day, marking the day the Korean War ceasefire agreement was signed on July 27, 1953:

Jul 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), founder and co-chair of the Women in the Military Caucus and senior member of the House Armed Services committee, today released the following statement in response to the White House’s announcement that the Defense Department will review security measures at military facilities after the attacks on military recruitment centers in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 

Jul 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), senior member of the House Armed Services Committee and House Homeland Security Committee, today issued the following statement on the killing of four marines at military recruitment centers in Tennessee yesterday:

“The slaying of our brave military personnel who dedicate their lives to protecting and serving our nation is unconscionable.

“Our courageous men and women in uniform put their lives on the line each day to protect our country and it is our duty as a nation to protect them in return.

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