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Huizenga Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Grand Haven American Legion Post, Celebrates West Michigan’s History of Service

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga marked the 100th Anniversary of the Charles A. Conklin American Legion Post 28 in Grand Haven. Huizenga specifically highlights the history of Post 28 and its continuing engagement in the community and support for West Michigan veterans. During his speech, Huizenga also focuses on the important role West Michigan has played in WWI and WWII, specifically highlightin... Read more »

Huizenga Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of D-Day in Normandy

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Yesterday, Congressman Bill Huizenga joined a bipartisan congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy in marking the 75th Anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France. Rep. Huizenga and his colleagues attended a ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial at Omaha Beach with D-Day veterans and their families, active duty members of the mil... Read more »

Huizenga to host service academy info session in Grand Haven

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Congressman Bill Huizenga will be hosting an information session on Saturday (May 11th) for West Michigan high school students who are interested in attending a U.S. service academy. It will take place at the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Field Office Grand Haven, 650 S. Harbor Ave., from 9-10:30 a.m. Liaisons from the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Merchant Mari... Read more »

WHTC: High Praise for Hart Native from Huizenga

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HOLLAND (WHTC-AM/FM) -- Zeeland Republican Rep. Bill Huizenga this week publicly praised U.S. Navy Command Master Chief Russell Mason a native of Hart, MI, on his career in the service. Mason, who is retiring this year, served in the U.S. Navy for more than 30 years, assuming duties in 2017 as Command Master Chief for U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, comprised of the U.S. 5th Fleet and Combined... Read more »

Huizenga Honors Hart Native For His Service In The U.S. Navy

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga praised Command Master Chief Russell Mason a native of Hart, Michigan for his incredible service to our nation as a member of the U.S. Navy. Command Master Chief Mason has served in the U.S. Navy for more than 30 years. In 2017, Master Chief Mason assumed duties as the Command Master Chief for U.S. Naval Forces Central Command which consists of the U.S. 5th Fl... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on the Passing of Former Congressman John Dingell

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after learning of the passing of former Michigan Congressman John Dingell. ‪I am deeply saddened to learn of John Dingell’s passing. John was a fierce advocate for Michigan and a titan of the House who worked with a servant’s heart. While there were areas where we disagreed I had no doubt that John’s passion and positions were wel... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on President Trump's State of the Union

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This evening, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement regarding President Trump's State of the Union Address: "Tonight, the President gave a strong address outlining the strength of our economy, the need to secure our southern border, and promote a national culture that defends the unborn and respects life. I believe the President also laid out several areas where bipart... Read more »

Huizenga presents Congressional Gold Medal to Wyoming Resident Orvid Lawson

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On Saturday, January 19th, Congressman Bill Huizenga presented two Congressional Gold Medals to Irwin and Orvid Lawson for their service in the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) during WWII. Orvid, currently 92 years old and a resident of Wyoming, Michigan, served in the Sault Ste. Marie CAP Squadron until joining the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1945. His father, Irwin was one of 65 CAP members to lose their life... Read more »

Huizenga Votes to Improve Care for Veterans, Strengthen Economy in Holland, Grand Haven, & Ludington

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Conference Report to accompany H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (VA) Appropriations Act. This legislation reforms and improves the care West Michigan veterans receive, strengthens water infrastructure across the Great Lakes, and s... Read more »

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