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September 2, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman and a voice for veterans, has helped secure several key provisions for active-duty servicemembers, military families and veterans in the FY 22 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The annual defense bill was approved by the House Armed Services Committee yesterday and will now move to consideration by the full House of Representatives.
September 1, 2021

Facebook and Instagram Wednesday briefly flagged posts by a North Carolina congressman containing a graphic showing a breakdown of the U.S. military equipment inventory that was lost to the Taliban in their takeover of Afghanistan, which they said contained "false information."

August 31, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, cosponsored legislation introduced today by Congresswoman Lisa McClain (MI-10) to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 U.S. military servicemembers who were killed in Afghanistan last week.
The legislation will award the Congressional Gold Medal to Staff Sgt. Darin Taylor Hoover, Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo, Sgt. Nicole Gee, Cpl. Hunter Lopez, Cpl. Daegan Page, Cpl. Humberto Sanchez, Cpl. David Lee Espinoza, Lance Cpl.
August 31, 2021

U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson cosponsored legislation to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 U.S. military servicemembers who were killed in Afghanistan last week.

August 30, 2021
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Friends,
It's been a tragic week for our country.
On Thursday, we lost 13 brave U.S. service members in the horrific attack on Kabul's airport. These members of the Marines, Navy and Army were among those sent to Afghanistan to rescue our citizens and allies.
Issues:Defense & National Security
August 30, 2021

Family members and lawmakers, in Washington, D.C., and Raleigh, representing N.C. residents are mourning the deaths of a Marine and soldier who died in a terrorist attack while helping Americans and others evacuate from Afghanistan. Thirteen service members, including a Fort Bragg soldier and Camp Lejuene Marine, died while supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel, the Department of Defense announced Saturday, Aug. 28.

August 29, 2021
This week America lost 13 of our bravest citizens. They knew there was a threat of an attack and they carried out their mission anyway. Heroic — the only way to describe their actions. We honor their legacy and the sacrifice that they made on behalf of this great nation. To the 13 new Gold Star families, please know your loved ones died as heroes and we will always honor their memories.
John 15:13: "Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends."
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August 28, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, released the following statement mourning the loss of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ryan C. Knauss in Thursday's attack in Kabul. Staff Sergeant Knauss was assigned to B Company, 9th Psychological Battalion, 8th Psychological Operations Group, Fort Bragg, NC.
"Renee and I join our country in praying for the family of Staff Sergeant Ryan Knauss, including his wife in Pinebluff and his extended family in Tennessee and Florida," said Rep. Hudson.
August 26, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, released the following statement after today's deadly attack at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul that resulted in the loss of numerous U.S. service members:
"Today's attack is horrific and utterly devastating. As Fort Bragg's Congressman, I am livid President Biden's failed withdrawal has now led to a number of U.S. service member casualties.