WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) released the following statement after President Obama signed the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law, which included several of her provisions.
“The signing of the National Defense Authorization Act makes our government more efficient and provides our men and women in uniform with the critical and necessary tools to protect our great nation,” said Senator Ernst. “I am pleased that my provisions included in the bill will now be enacted into law, including sweeping reforms to modernize and streamline operations at the Department of Defense, as well as legislation I introduced with Senator Claire McCaskill to protect military sexual assault survivors from retaliation. I am grateful that this bipartisan effort will ensure our servicemembers are properly equipped to face the ever-evolving challenges at home and abroad.”
Summary of Ernst Measures Included in the NDAA:
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