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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey

Veterans

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January 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman MacArthur today praised the placement of the KC-46 refueling tanker at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

December 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman MacArthur today applauded the final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017:

November 29, 2016 Press Release

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.

October 26, 2016 Press Release

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.

October 14, 2016 Press Release

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.
 

September 28, 2016 Press Release

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.

September 23, 2016 Press Release

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.

June 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that the Third Congressional District will now be accepting applications for the U.S. House of Representative’s Wounded Warrior fellowship program.

The position to be filled is a Field Representative for the Office of Congressman MacArthur. This individual would be responsible for facilitating and coordinating responses to a wide range of requests from constituents, outreach to community organizations, and working with existing staff on a wide range of issues.

June 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur and Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA) have today announced a meaningful partnership to protect military families by expanding the adoption leave policy that was recently included in the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

May 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom MacArthur today applauded the passage of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) out of the U.S. House of Representatives.