Congressman Daniel Webster has voted to go H.R.2670, the Nationwide Protection Authorization Act for Fiscal Yr 2023.
The invoice handed on Friday by a vote of 219-210 within the U.S. Home of Representatives.
“I’m very happy the FY24 NDAA depoliticizes the Division of Protection by blocking the novel woke packages that President Biden and Secretary Austin have allowed to infiltrate our army,” stated Webster, a Republican who represents The Villages.
He applauded different restrictions applied by the invoice.
“H.R. 2670 bans Important Race Idea from being taught within the army, blocks the promotion of a Navy drag queen, takes steps to rein in Range Fairness and Inclusion, prohibits funding for drag exhibits and comparable occasions, and prevents the army from authorizing local weather change packages that will have a devastating end result for our fight readiness,” Webster stated.
Amongst different highlights of the measure, it:
· Authorizes a 5.2 p.c pay improve for our troops, together with a bonus for junior enlisted members to assist counteract efforts of President Biden’s report excessive inflation.
· Requires DoD to reinstate servicemembers discharged solely for declining to take the COVID-19 vaccine and protects their separation from getting used in opposition to them in future promotions.
· Prevents censorship by defunding the Division of Protection (DOD) “Countering Extremism Working Group” and prohibiting the authorization of funds to go to organizations which have been documented to censor conservatives.
· Eliminates the place of “Chief Range Officer” within the DoD and implements limitations on positions that contain Range Fairness Inclusion (DEI).