More on Veterans
Washington, D.C. – Congressman MacArthur today applauded the final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018:
We will soon celebrate the 241st birthday of the greatest country in the world, a country where we have the freedom to live out our beliefs, express ourselves openly, choose our representatives at every level of government, and pursue our dreams for ourselves and our families. We owe these freedoms to the men and women who have defended them and have fought for America and the values we hold dear. Many of them have returned home with serious injuries — seen and unseen — and sadly, some have made the ultimate sacrifice for all of us.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur released the following statement regarding the President’s Address to the Joint Session of Congress:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman MacArthur today praised the placement of the KC-46 refueling tanker at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.
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 released the following statement on the Department of Defense’s decision to suspend the collection of bonuses awarded to our veterans:
The scandal involving some 9,700 California National Guard soldiers who received the bonuses in 2006 and 2007, when the Bush Administration was struggling to find soldiers to fight the two wars, stoked nationwide outrage after The Los Angeles Times broke the story over the weekend.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur today honored WWII veterans of South Jersey at a ceremony with family and friends in Medford, New Jersey. MacArthur introduced local WWII veteran, Col. James Roughgarden and Holocaust survivor and Army Major Ernest Kaufman of Lumberton.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman MacArthur today announced that his office is now accepting applications from those ages 17-23 in New Jersey’s Third Congressional District who are interested in attending a United States Service Academy.
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.