I believe that America’s reputation in the world is best strengthened by having a strong and capable military, smart diplomacy, and a commitment to human rights, democracy, and cooperation. As a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer who served in rural Ethiopia in the 1960s, I know that an American hand extended in friendship can shape hearts and minds.
As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, I will continue to support our military and programs like the Peace Corps while working with our allies across the globe to achieve peace and security in our times.
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