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    Republicans Aim at ‘Woke’ Military and Biden as House Finalizes Military and Veteran Panel Membership

    Republicans Aim at ‘Woke’ Military and Biden as House Finalizes Military and Veteran Panel Membership

    The House committee that oversees military issues will see 16 new faces this year, while the committee in charge of veterans oversight will have 13 new members.

    House Democrats on Friday announced their full slate of committee assignments, finalizing the chamber's committee rosters for the congressional session that started Jan. 3 after Republicans named their members earlier this month.

    On the House Armed Services Committee, 20 Republicans and 19 Democrats who served on the panel last year are returning this year. There will also be 11 new Republicans and five new Democrats.

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    The committee, which will be chaired by Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Ala., is tasked with writing the mammoth annual defense policy bill and will likely grapple this year with major issues facing the military such as recruitment struggles and support for the war in Ukraine. Republicans have also vowed to target “woke” military policies, a term they use for a wide range of policies they disagree with but that often relate to diversity efforts.

    The new Republicans include freshman Reps. Dale Strong of Alabama; Morgan Luttrell of Texas; Jen Kiggans of Virginia; Nick LaLota of New ; Mark Alford of Missouri; Cory Mills of Florida; Rick McCormick of Georgia; and Del. James Moylan of . Also joining the panel are sophomore Reps. Carlos Gimenez of Florida and Nancy Mace of…

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