Rep. Beau LaFave, chair of the Michigan House Committee on Military, Veterans, & Homeland Security, issued the following statement as Taliban fighters overthrow the Afghan government within days of U.S withdrawal.
“For 20 years, many Afghan citizens have been indispensable to our country in helping eliminate terrorist threats to the rest of the world. With the sudden and chaotic retreat of American military personnel from Afghanistan, these allies will be sought out and executed by the invading jihadist Taliban army in retaliation.
“Trusted allies require just that — trust. Trust that the United States of America will not abandon their friends who have risked their families’ lives for us.
“It is the obligation of the U.S. to the greatest extent possible, to evacuate every soul who has provided substantial support to Operation Enduring Freedom.”
The Military, Veterans, & Homeland Security Committee is tasked with deliberating on various policy issues that relate to homeland security, as well as the state’s veterans and military members.
House Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security Committee Chair Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, today issued the following statement after a group of terrorists attempted to shut down Line 5 at a valve site outside of Vassar in Tuscola County on Tuesday. One suspect breached a security fence and used a wrench to close the valve. Three people were detained by law enforcement:
State Rep. Beau LaFave today highlighted monetary refunds across the U.P. and other parts of Michigan after an announcement from the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association – yet another sign the Legislature’s plan to revamp no-fault is an overwhelming success. The refund comes on the heels of MCCA reporting a $5 billion surplus, after a reported […]
State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, today questioned the state’s Department of Natural Resources about a public land strategy plan – saying past actions from the department muddy its supposed commitment to disability inclusion. On the ninth page of the plan, the DNR states it “remains committed to providing accessible year-round recreation for people […]