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With nearly all students leaving public high school having taken some vocational education, this bill continues to provide communities with the funding necessary to give students an edge on career training. ---->>>

As America celebrates Memorial Day, we pay tribute to those who have given their lives in our nation's wars.

As America celebrates Memorial Day, we pay tribute to those who have given their lives in our nation's wars.

Americans have an expectation that the Postal Service will abide by its well-known, although unofficial, motto - a commitment to deliver. ---->>>

As long as we're dependent on those fossil fuels, we're dependent on the Middle East. If we are not victims, we're certainly captives. ---->>>

The study also included the disturbing revelation that most of the troops who reported having mental health problems also reported that they did not seek or did not receive care for their problems. ---->>>

We have closely monitored the ups and downs of recruiting and retention trends for many years and have been quick to sound the alarm when challenges came into view. ---->>>

Last month, the Iraqi people went to the polls, voting in their first free election in more than 50 years. ---->>>

Throughout the history of our young nation, we have seen our military go bravely into battle, armed with courage and willing to make the ultimate sacrifice. ---->>>

The men and women of our armed forces played an instrumental role in the election process - securing polling sites and providing security - that allowed so many Iraqis the opportunity to vote freely for the first time ever. ---->>>

We have already seen evidence that, notwithstanding the addition of substantial resources, we are experiencing great stress in recruiting and not inconsequential retention problems. ---->>>

In the Armed Services Committee, we endeavored to put forth proposals that would help alleviate some of that stress, both for the troops and for their families. ---->>>

Unlike then, the mail stream of today has diminished by such things as e-mails and faxes and cell phones and text messages, largely electronic means of communication that replace mail. ---->>>

Aquatic invasive species are destroying the environment, damaging fisheries, and costing American taxpayers billions of dollars annually. ---->>>

Postal service of today is far removed from that of 30 years ago when reform was last enacted. ---->>>

The Army's always had a special place in my heart. ---->>>

For the freedoms our founding fathers not only dreamed about, but made into reality. It is that same pursuit of freedom today that is helping to make our world a safer place. ---->>>

One in seven Americans lives without health insurance, and that's a truly staggering figure. ---->>>

One only has to look at the performance of the economy to understand how it shapes the perspective of America's youth about military service. ---->>>

The bottom line is, winter navigation on the Seaway is a bad idea. ---->>>

But the fact is, Mr. Chairman, for all the challenges the Postal Service of the 21st century faces, it still retains its traditional place as a key cog in how American businesses conduct their affairs and how Americans all across this land communicate. ---->>>

In providing this $5,000 tax credit for those purchasing rural homes, we're offering an important incentive to encourage people to live in smaller communities - and perhaps even stay in a community they might be considering leaving. ---->>>

The more we focus on using renewable fuels, the less we are dependent upon foreign oil. ---->>>

We are particularly interested in the mental health programs and policies that support our troops and their families before, during, and after deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan. ---->>>

We also very importantly recommend continued growth in the Army and the Marine Corps end strength. ---->>>

Now that this legislation has passed the House, I look forward to the vote in the Senate that will bring us to Conference, where we can resolve any outstanding issues and make this postal reform reality - for the Postal Service and for all Americans. ---->>>

As one of the voices of rural New Yorkers in Congress, I am committed to supporting efforts such as these that will make a real impact in people's lives. ---->>>

My hope is that we continue to do an even better job in terms of our nation's energy policy, so that we may even further reduce our reliance on foreign sources of oil and take better care of our environment in the process. ---->>>

Since far fewer people are recruited to serve in a voluntary military, the connection between America and its military is increasingly tenuous and less personal. ---->>>

This election is a critical step in that overall plan - transforming the Iraqi government into a fully constitutional one, able to secure its own borders and ensure the safety of its citizens. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 09-29, 1948
Birthplace:
Die: 2017-06-12
Occupation: Politician
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John Michael McHugh (born September 29, 1948) is an American politician from the U.S. state of New York who served as the 21st United States Secretary of the Army, and represented the state's 23rd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. In June 2009, President Barack Obama nominated McHugh to the position of United States Secretary of the Army (wikipedia)