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Mike Garcia: Remembering our 13 fallen heroes one year after Biden administration’s disastrous Afghanistan withdrawal

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Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo (USMC). Sgt. Nicole L. Gee (USMC). Staff Sgt. Darin T. Hoover (USMC). Cpl. Hunter Lopez (USMC). Cpl. Daegan W. Page (USMC). Cpl. Humberto A. Sanchez (USMC). Lance Cpl. David L. Espinoza (USMC). Lance Cpl. Jared M. Schmitz (USMC). Lance Cpl. Rylee J. McCollum (USMC). Lance Cpl. Dylan R. Merola (USMC). Lance Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui (USMC). Navy Corpsman Maxton W. Soviak (USN). Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Knauss (US Army).

Mike Garcia: Fully Funding America’s Secret Weapon

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Click here to read the full op-ed in The Hill. There is not a single weapon system in our inventory that is as important as our servicemembers and their families. Recently, the Far Left has put up a fight to ensure that all federal employees earn a minimum of $15 an hour. From congressional employees to other federal bureau employees, to even contracted workers. Every federal…

Mike Garcia: America’s Energy Security and National Security Go Hand-in-hand

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Click here to read the full op-ed. America’s national security and energy security go hand-in-hand. If we want America to remain safe, secure, and prosperous as our adversaries become more brazen, we must return our country to energy independence. We have seen over the last year under the Biden administration just how dangerous overreliance on other nations for energy is. When…

Mike Garcia | Continuing the Fight in 2022 on Behalf of the 25th

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The year 2021 proved historic for our country and community, filled with many challenges and successes. In 2022, I remain committed in my efforts to fight for the people of the 25th Congressional District and ensure our community and nation remain safe and secure.  Since January 2021, my office successfully helped more than 1,015 constituents with federal casework, held six town…

Honoring and thanking military families

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America remains the best nation in the world because of the men and women in the military who are willing to fight to protect the freedoms granted to us in the Constitution and ensure our nation remains safe and secure.  While our nation will forever be indebted to those that are willing to raise their right hand and sign on the dotted line — we must never forget that behind every…

Honoring military members today and always

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Today, on Veterans Day, I want to share my appreciation for all the brave men and women who have selflessly served this nation in the US Armed Forces. America is the greatest nation on earth because of the many generations that have fought to preserve the freedoms and liberties we enjoy.  As a former US Navy fighter pilot who flew in over 30 combat missions in Operation Iraqi…

Mike Garcia | Mr. President, Leave No One Behind

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When you join the United States Armed Forces, one of the most critical principles you commit to is the notion that “no one gets left behind.” As someone who served nearly 20 years and flew over 30 combat missions in the Middle East, I know the importance of this commitment. When you are in a life-or-death situation, facing enemy fire, you need to know that as you take the necessary risks…