This new year brings an exciting new chapter to Congress and the 1st Congressional District of Virginia. Through redistricting, the 1st Congressional District welcomes new areas and new constituents that I am looking forward to representing.
I have been fortunate to meet so many of the incredible folks of Virginia’s 1st District. With the addition of Henrico and Chesterfield counties, I… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) was named Vice Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee and Chairman of the Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee for the 118th Congress. Congressman Wittman most recently served as the Ranking Member on the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee. On the Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee, Congressman Wittman… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), released the following statement after being appointed to serve on the House Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP):
“We live in an era of Great Power Competition, and our greatest competitor remains the Chinese Communist Party. The House Select… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), released the following statement in response to the release of the Virginia Secretary of Veterans and Defense Virginia Military Factbook:
“As a Senior Member on the House Armed Services Committee, I understand that the work we do in Congress is critical to the well-being of the Commonwealth of Virginia. This week’s release of the… Read more »
Congress is building a stronger fleet than the Navy
By Rep. Rob Wittman (VA-01)
December 15, 2022
Last Thursday, the House voted on a final National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2023 that secures the future of our naval fleet for another year. Fortunately, Congress improved the Navy’s FY23 inadequate shipbuilding plan in critical ways: We rejected… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), Vice Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee and Ranking Member of the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in support of the FY23 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Congressman Wittman’s remarks as prepared for delivery:
I want to thank Mr. Rogers… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), Vice Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee and Ranking Member of the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23).
The FY23 NDAA authorizes funding for the United States Department of Defense for the next fiscal year and… Read more »
We find ourselves at an unprecedented time in history — one that demands material progress in transitioning critical commercial technology into the U.S. Department of Defense.
As the largest ground war since World War II rages on NATO’s borders—a war to which the United States has already committed $15 billion in security assistance to Ukraine at the time of writing—our own… Read more »
RICHMOND, VA – Earlier this month, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) visited the DuPont Spruance Plant, a manufacturing site that produces protection and safety equipment, in Richmond, Virginia. During his visit, Congressman Wittman toured the new production line facility for the Next Generation Aramid (NGA) fiber, an advanced woven fiber for military and law enforcement body armor and met… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, September 12, 2022, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) hosted a roundtable discussion with Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin and Ronald Reagan Institute Director, Roger Zakheim on manufacturing competitiveness in Virginia. The goal of this roundtable was to discuss efforts needed on a state, local, federal, private, and public level to work together to… Read more »