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Congressman Neal Dunn

Representing the 2nd District of Florida

National Defense

I believe a strong, well-funded military is essential to ensuring the safety of all Americans and promoting freedom throughout the world. We must ensure our brave troopers have all resources they need to execute their missions. I am dedicated to working with my colleagues in Congress to ensure that we develop a comprehensive military strategy that can defeat ISIS and Islamic terrorism abroad and at home.

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September 11, 2017 Press Release

PANAMA CITY, FL – Congressman Neal Dunn (FL-02) released the following statement on the 16th anniversary of September 11, 2001:

“Today is the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

“As we all remember that tragic day in our nation's history, Florida is facing the ravages of a strong hurricane.

“We will deal with this hurricane and stand strong and never forget the tragedy of that morning, nor the sacrifices of so many prosecuting the war on terror ever since.

August 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Neal Dunn (FL-02) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s Afghanistan Announcement:

August 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Neal Dunn (FL-02) will travel to Israel next week to gain a firsthand understanding of the United States’ relationship with Israel, regional security issues, and joint counter-terrorism efforts.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

 
WASHINGTON, DC – In a victory for our national security and Florida’s military community, today the House passed Congressman Neal Dunn’s (FL-02) amendment to fast-track needed improvements to the military training range in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico.  
 

July 14, 2017 Press Release

*** Includes Dunn-Supported Funding for New Tyndall Firefighting Facility ***

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Neal Dunn (FL-02) supported the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes the largest pay raise for our military in eight years and begins to repair a decade of damage to our national defense. The legislation is the military’s annual policy bill that authorizes funding levels for the Department of Defense. 

June 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House passed legislation designed to increase public safety, prevent illegal immigration, and stop “sanctuary cities” from ignoring federal immigration law. 

May 17, 2017 Press Release


WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Neal Dunn, M.D. (FL-02) has joined 140 House members in calling for the end of the defense sequestration policy – the automatic, across-the-board military budget cuts enacted in 2011.

In a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan, the lawmakers wrote that “President Obama’s sequestration policy continues to harm our military and greatly diminishes our ability to defend our global position. Congress must take immediate action to reverse this harmful trend.”

May 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Neal Dunn, M.D. (FL-02) issued the following statement in support of the fiscal year 2017 appropriations bill:
 
“I answered President Trump’s call to vote for this bill because it advances conservative priorities to strengthen our military, secure our border and shrink the federal government.
 

April 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) continued his work to defend our military today, urging the House Armed Services Committee to incorporate his legislation, the Military Assets Protection Act, into the annual defense authorization bill. The legislation will clarify the authority of the military to defend facilities and assets against Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), or drones.