More on Iraq and Afghanistan

Aug 9, 2015

Langevin Statement on the Death of First Sgt. P. Andrew McKenna

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the death of First Sgt. P. Andrew McKenna, U.S. Army Special Forces, a Bristol native who was killed in a terror attack in Kabul.

Feb 11, 2015

Langevin Statement on President's Request for New AUMF

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement in response to President Obama’s request for a new Authorization for Use of Military Force against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Sep 16, 2014

Langevin Statement on Authorization to Arm Syrian Rebels

During debate on the McKeon amendment to the Continuing Resolution, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) spoke on the House floor in favor of arming moderate Syrian rebels in the context of a broader coalition opposing ISIL.

Sep 10, 2014

Langevin Statement on American Intervention Against the Islamic State

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to President Obama’s remarks on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIS or ISIL.

May 22, 2014

Langevin Applauds Passage of National Defense Authorization Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, applauded today’s passage of the FY2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).