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House Proceeding 06-24-09 on Jun 25th, 2009 :: 0:38:00 to 0:39:45
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Jeff Miller

0:37:52 to 0:38:15( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Miller: have worked hard to address the many issues that face special operations, information technology and science and technology investments just to name a few of the areas that our subcommittee has handled. we have provided important support to enhance nato capabilities so our forces do not bear the entire burden of the efforts in afghanistan and

Jeff Miller

0:38:00 to 0:39:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller

0:38:16 to 0:38:37( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Miller: elsewhere around the globe. nato's capability to contribute especially at a time when irregular threats are only increasing and partnerships will be the utmost of importance. it increases the budget request to address the command's unfunded requirements. these forces are at the tip of

Jeff Miller

0:38:38 to 0:38:58( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Miller: the spear to counter terrorism. the bill includes measures to strengthen the department's ability to operate in cyber space and to address vulnerabilities tour information technology systems. the bill establishes a joint program office to coordinate the cyber capabilities across the department and continues to push

Jeff Miller

0:38:59 to 0:39:19( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Miller: the department to establish processes for the timely acquisition of needed information technology systems. finally this bill continues our previous support of science and technology programs. sustained investment in this area is very important for our military forces to maintain their war fighting capability, not just now, but well into the future. i would say we need to continue

Jeff Miller

0:39:20 to 0:39:41( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Miller: to work on strategic communications, combating the use of weapons of mass destruction and ensuring our national defense strategy addresses the range of threats found in our security environment today. we must not lose sight of the importance of these issues and ensure the forces have the equipment and training needed.

Jeff Miller

0:39:42 to 0:39:46( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Miller: and before finishing, i would like to thank mr. john mchugh

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