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October 19, 2021 Press Release
“Today, my colleagues and I received the first round of documents from the U.S. Navy’s command investigation into the devastating fire onboard the USS Bonhomme Richard"
September 23, 2021 Press Release
“At a time when America’s national security priorities continue to shift towards the maritime domain—a necessity underscored just recently by the historic new AUKUS alliance—our 2022 NDAA is exactly what’s needed to ensure we’re prepared to overcome tomorrow’s challenges,” said Rep. Courtney.
September 20, 2021 Press Release
"Australia, the U.K. and the U.S. share a common history and a common destiny," the Members said. "As co-chairs of the Friends of Australia Caucus, we welcome the announcement of the Australia-UK-US (AUKUS) trilateral security partnership as a critical venue for further cooperation."
September 15, 2021 Press Release
“This announcement also recognizes the tremendous opportunity our nations have in augmenting our partnership and capabilities in the undersea domain,” Courtney added
September 2, 2021 Press Release
“The NDAA we completed this morning after a seventeen-hour-long markup reflects months of careful examination of national security challenges, and builds on the budget request to set a bipartisan framework..."
August 30, 2021 Press Release
“I was glad to welcome the Secretary of the Navy for his first official visit to the Groton shipyard, to see our impressive manufacturing workforce up close,” said Chairman Courtney.
August 16, 2021 Press Release
“It has been gut wrenching to watch, after twenty years of precious sacrifice and treasure by the American people, the Afghan government and its security forces concede to the Taliban with barely a whiff of resistance."
July 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) voted to pass the Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriations Act (H.R. 3237). The bill addresses the January 6th insurrection by authorizing new funding to secure the safety of the U.S. Capitol, protect facilities, employees, visitors, and Members, and to provide for safe Congressional operations.

July 22, 2021 Press Release
“The Afghan translators who worked alongside our men and women in uniform made a decision to align themselves with America’s cause, and they did so at great risk to themselves and their families from the Taliban,” said Rep. Courtney.
June 30, 2021 Press Release
“The Subcommittee’s support for submarine construction in this funding bill is another endorsement of President Biden’s clear-eyed and forward-thinking defense priorities,” said Congressman Courtney.