More on Supporting our Naval Bases

Oct 22, 2018

Larsen Letter to Navy on Growler Operations at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island

Rep. Larsen sent the below letter to Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer on Growler operations at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.

Jul 26, 2018

Larsen Statement on Final Passage of National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after voting for the Conference Report for the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Jun 26, 2018

Larsen Calls on Navy to Answer Questions about Growler EIS Process

Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement following the Navy’s announcement of a preferred alternative that will be released in the upcoming final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for EA-18G Growler airfield operations at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI). Under this alternative, there will be 118 Growler aircraft at NASWI, and field carrier landing practice (FCLP) would be distributed with 20 percent of FCLPs at Ault Field and 80 percent at Outlying Field (OLF) Coupeville.

May 24, 2018

Larsen Statement on House Passage of National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement following his vote in support of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 351-66.

May 10, 2018

Larsen Shapes National Defense Authorization Act to Support National Security, Servicemembers, and Military Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, helped shape the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Rep. Larsen successfully secured provisions to protect U.S. national security and support the women and men in the military and the Department of Defense civilian workforce.

Jul 14, 2017

Resources for Local Communities, Reducing Government Waste & Improving Nuclear Oversight Among Larsen-backed Measures Included in House-Passed Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced that provisions he successfully secured in June to support local military bases, reduce government waste, and boost nuclear oversight passed the U.S. House on a 344-81 vote as part of the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018.

Jun 29, 2017

Larsen Successfully Shapes National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) helped shape the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY 2018 to include key priorities to support local military bases, reduce government waste, promote nuclear oversight...

Apr 25, 2017

Improving US Icebreaking Fleet is Aim of Larsen Bill

Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), along with Reps. Don Young (R-AK), Duncan Hunter (CA-52) and John Garamendi (CA-03) and have introduced bipartisan legislation to authorize procurement of up to six new icebreakers.

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