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Washington, D.C. – Congressman MacArthur today urged Secretary of Defense James Mattis to include funding in the fiscal year 2018 budget for new hangars to house the KC-46 tankers at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, as well as any other construction that would help ease the KC-46 transition. MacArthur was joined by Representatives Chris Smith, Frank LoBiondo, and Donald Norcross in this request.
Washington, D.C. – Congress MacArthur released the following statement after Congress voted to increase sanctions on North Korea:
This is personal for me. My wife, Debbie, and I adopted two of our three children from South Korea. I’ve often talked to my children about what their life would have been like if they were born in Pyongyang and not Seoul. They would have lived in a closed society ruled by a madman who starves and enslaves his own people, and threatens peace throughout the region.
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Tom MacArthur released the following statement on the travel ban executive order:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman MacArthur today applauded the final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will issue final regulations to move all Federal Wage System (FWS) employees at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JB-MDL) into the New York locality pay area. Roughly 600 employees located on the former McGuire Air Force Base and Fort Dix will see their pay increased as a result of this decision.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman MacArthur today applauded the announcement to begin beach replenishment in Ocean County:
Washington, D.C. - Congressman MacArthur today announced a coalition of 282 state, county and elected officials that have formally requested the placement of the KC-46 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Tom MacArthur today responded to reports of that the Obama administration secretly organized an airlift of $400 million worth of cash to Iran that coincided with the January release of four Americans detained in Tehran:
Last week, our nation experienced the worst terrorist attack on our soil since September 11, 2001. This attack was the result of a radical ideology and a callous disregard for the sanctity of human life. Like you, I have been dealing with the shock of this attack, and praying for the victims, their families, and our law enforcement and medical personnel. But now is a time for action.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst has been named as a finalist for the placement of the next generation KC-46 aircraft.