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2012-08-03 06:20:21

EL CAJON, Calif., Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA), a Marine combat veteran and member for the House Armed Services Committee, met with senior executives at Skye Maritime, a California based, veteran owned and operated private maritime security company today to discuss the challenges facing U.S maritime security firms. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120803/LA51512) "Congressman Hunter is concerned about the rising threat of Somali piracy and cut...

2010-11-10 10:04:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, November 10, the Armed Forces Foundation will host Congressman Duncan Hunter of California's 52nd at El Cajon's Lexington Elementary for a visit with students in connection with Operation Caring Classroom. Congressman Hunter, a veteran of both the Iraq and Afghan wars will speak with students about the significance of Veterans Day and visit with classrooms for individual discussions. (Logo:...

2009-05-27 08:30:00

chris Alf, co-founder of National Air Cargo, comments on Duncan Hunter Act BUFFALO, N.Y., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Alf, co-founder of freight forwarder National Air Cargo, heralded the passing and signing of the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) as a victory for military vendors, personnel, and taxpayers back in October 2008. According to Chris Alf, Section 355 of the law was meant to make changes to regulations that had been causing inefficiency, resulting in the...

2006-03-12 13:43:07

By Philip Barbara WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading Republican opponent of the collapsed Dubai ports deal said on Sunday that he would press ahead with legislation requiring U.S. ownership of infrastructure deemed critical to homeland security. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter, Republican of California, said that under the bill, it would be up to the Pentagon and Department of Homeland Security to identify facilities critical to national defense. "If something...

2006-03-03 16:15:30

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee said on Thursday he would introduce legislation requiring foreign companies to divest any holdings of U.S. infrastructure critical to national security. Duncan Hunter, a California Republican, also vowed to "kill" with legislation a pending deal to allow a state-owned Arab company to manage terminals in major U.S. ports. He said infrastructure such as ports, electric grids and power...

2006-03-03 16:05:27

(Please read headline as ... "US Republican lawmaker plans foreign divestiture bill.") A repeat of the story follows. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee said on Thursday he would introduce legislation requiring foreign companies to divest any holdings of U.S. infrastructure critical to national security. Duncan Hunter, a California Republican, also vowed to "kill" with legislation a pending deal to allow a state-owned...

2006-03-02 20:15:39

By Susan Cornwell and John Crawley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The political firestorm over Arab management of six U.S. ports threatened to widen on Thursday after a senior House Republican said he wanted foreign firms to sell their investments in American ports, electricity plants and other infrastructure critical to U.S. security. California Republican Duncan Hunter, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, said foreign investments in such areas should be "rolled back" along with...

2006-03-02 18:10:10

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee said on Thursday he would introduce legislation requiring foreign companies to divest any holdings of U.S. infrastructure critical to national security. Duncan Hunter, an influential Republican from California, also vowed to "kill" with legislation a pending deal to allow a state-owned Arab company to take over terminals in major U.S. ports. He said infrastructure...

2006-03-02 17:02:17

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee said on Thursday he would introduce legislation requiring foreign companies to divest any holdings of U.S. infrastructure critical to national security. Duncan Hunter, a California Republican, also vowed to "kill" with legislation a pending deal to allow a state-owned Arab company to manage terminals in major U.S. ports. He said infrastructure such as ports, electric grids and power...

2005-12-15 17:57:06

By Adam Entous and Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Under bipartisan pressure after detainee abuse scandals, President George W. Bush reached agreement on Thursday with Sen. John McCain on legislation banning inhumane treatment of prisoners in U.S. custody. With McCain and Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John Warner at his side, Bush said the agreement would help "make it clear to the world that this government does not torture and that we adhere to the international...