TITLE

Letter to Congressional Leaders on the Global Deployments of United States Combat-Equipped Armed Forces

AUTHOR(S)
OBAMA, BARACK
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents;6/15/2009, Special section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the text of a letter by U.S. President Barack Obama to Congressional leaders on June 15, 2009 regarding the global deployments of the U.S. combat-equipped Armed Forces. He mentions that he is providing this supplemental report as part of his efforts to keep the Congress informed. The report was prepared by his administration and it is consistent with the War Powers Resolution, or the Public Law 93-148. This supplemental report encompasses continuing U.S. contingency operations overseas.
ACCESSION #
42097210

 

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