Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Representing California’s 47th Congressional District
PRESS RELEASE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 31, 2011
MEDIA CONTACT: Adrienne Watson 202-309-0825
SANCHEZ STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT’S NOMINATION OF ARMY GENERAL MARTIN DEMPSEY FOR JOINT CHIEFS CHAIR
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47), senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement in response to the President’s nomination of Army General Martin Dempsey as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
“I fully support President Obama’s decision to nominate Army General Martin Dempsey to be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,” said Sanchez. “General Dempsey’s significant experience in Iraq and his intimate knowledge of the situation in the Middle East will be an enormous asset to our nation’s Armed Forces. I look forward to working with him to ensure our troops have the resources they need to responsibly and successfully wind down operations in both Iraq and Afghanistan.”
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez is proud to represent California’s 47th Congressional District, which includes the cities of Anaheim, Garden Grove, Santa Ana, and parts of Fullerton in Orange County. She serves as Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and a senior member of the Committee on Homeland Security. Rep. Sanchez is also a member of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition and sits on the bipartisan, bicameral Joint Economic Committee.
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