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National Security

Keeping Alabama Safe

In an increasingly tumultuous global landscape where a dictator in North Korea is threatening nuclear attack, Iran’s Ayatollah regularly leads chants of “Death to America,” and China continues aggressive behavior in the South China sea, national security must be the number one priority of the federal government.

The awesome capability of our armed forces and the technological advantages of our troops in the field today are due to investments in R&D from years past. America must continue to commit the resources necessary to maintain our advantage over any potential enemy of the future.

As a freshman congressman in 2011, I founded the Army Aviation Caucus, which has the mission of assuring Army Aviation has the support needed to successfully perform current and future missions. Additionally, as a member of the House Armed Services Committee, I have worked to maintain robust funding for defense generally and missile defense programs, in particular.

Al.com: Mo Brooks gets Senate endorsement from powerful congressman

July 21, 2017

The chair of a House committee that oversees NASA on Friday endorsed U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks’ candidacy in the state’s Senate Republican primary. U.S. Rep.…

Alabama Today: Dom Gentile withdraws from Senate race, endorses Mo Brooks

July 17, 2017

Birmingham businessman Dominic “Dom” Gentile, who entered Alabama’s U.S. Senate in hopes of shaking-up the status quo, withdrew his candidacy on Monday and urged his supporters…

Al.com: Senate politics in Alabama surfaces in Austal warship funding

July 14, 2017

Differences between Senate and House funding plans for warships built at Mobile’s Austal USA plant have wedged their way into the U.S. Senate race in…

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