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Congressman Tom O´Halleran

Representing the 1st District of Arizona

National Security

As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, I am proud to work with our military and civilian leaders on policies and legislation that ensure our servicemembers have the tools and resources to complete their missions around the world.

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October 12, 2018 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – This week, following pressure from Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), the National Guard Bureau announced it has directed a permanent halt to a planned clawback of housing funds given to servicemembers stationed at Silverbell Army Heliport, and announced an increase in these funds for all eligible soldiers serving at the base. 

September 14, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), whose district includes the Western Army Aviation Training Site (WAATS), called on Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and Major General Michael McGuire to put an immediate stop to an impending clawback of thousands of dollars from active duty servicemembers stationed at the base.

August 31, 2018 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) demanded answers following the recent announcement that the Administration would cancel a pay raise for federal employees, including civilian employees who support Arizona’s public lands, protect our communities, and serve our veterans.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted to pass the final FY19 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes a number of provisions he introduced and championed. The legislative package, which allocates funds for military operations at home and abroad, includes critical investments and resources for Arizona’s military installations and personnel.

The bill passed in a bipartisan 359-54 vote.

July 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released a statement following President Donald Trump’s meeting and press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

June 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the Combatting Opioid Misuse Before Addiction for our Troops (COMBAT) Act with Congressman Steve Knight (CA-25) and Congressman Seth Moulton (MA-06). This bipartisan bill prevents the overprescription of opioids to active duty servicemembers, their families, and retirees who use TRICARE by requiring the Department of Defense to implement a seven day first-fill limit for opioid prescriptions.

June 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement regarding the agreement signed by President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un.

“Achieving lasting peace and a complete and permanent denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula is a priority for America. Efforts to achieve this through the full force of American diplomacy, strength, and leadership should be respected.

May 29, 2018 Press Release

SEDONA – Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) returned this weekend from a Congressional delegation trip to the Republic of Korea for high-level security meetings with the Commander of United States Forces Korea, United Nations Command and ROK-U.S. Combined Forces Command, Deputy Commanding General Of Operations for the Eighth Army, the Chief of the Korean Defense Ministry’s policy office, the Deputy Commander, United Nations Command Korea; Deputy Commander, U.S. Forces Korea; Commander, Air Component Command, South Korea/U.S.

May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Early this morning, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted to pass the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act out of Committee for consideration by the full House of Representatives. The legislative package, which allocates funds for military operations at home and abroad, includes several amendments introduced and supported by O’Halleran.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. O’Halleran called on President Trump to recertify the Iran Nuclear Deal and work with Congress and international allies to strengthen the flawed pact preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons.