Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

Defense and National Security

I am proud to serve a congressional district that is home to two of our nation’s finest military installations. I know the importance of providing the brave men and women of our military with the best resources possible to ensure they are fit for whatever challenges they may face. I will continue to fight for sufficient military funding to secure the security of our nation.

I have the distinct honor of sitting on the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, which is responsible for crafting military spending plans. I take this responsibility very seriously, and I will always work to ensure that Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base and Ft. Rucker remain strong components in our national defense infrastructure.

Each year I have served in Congress I have opposed proposals that drastically and unfairly cut military spending, including pay that members of the armed services and their families depend on. Instead, I have worked with my colleagues to build support for strong military funding that properly provides for those who serve and have served in uniform.

More on Defense and National Security

June 21, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Even beyond the Second District, Alabama as a whole has a significant military footprint, and we should all be very proud of our state’s role in defending our freedom.
June 20, 2019 Press Release
The 187th Fighter Wing at Dannelly Field in Montgomery was selected as a preferred location for the bed down of the F-35. The first aircraft is scheduled to arrive in the next few years, and Dannelly Field needs a correctly sized and properly configured maintenance facility to support and repair the cutting-edge aircraft.
June 18, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
Monday, Congresswoman Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) attended the Change of Command ceremony at Fort Rucker. Major General David J. Francis is the new Commanding General of USAACE and Fort Rucker.
June 14, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
This year, Flag Day comes during an especially important time, as I recently was proud to announce my 2019 appointees to our United States service academies.
June 13, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today announced her 2019 appointments to the United States service academies.
May 28, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
“There’s a lot going on here that is really good,” Roby said after touring Bell's Ozark plant. “These are individuals who are supporting our warfighter. There’s a lot of opportunity for this facility and a lot of room for job growth.”
May 24, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
May we always remember the true meaning of Memorial Day.
May 10, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
This CODEL marked my eighth year traveling to visit with deployed U.S. soldiers and Afghan women around Mother’s Day.
May 9, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) earlier this week marked her eighth consecutive year making a May trip abroad as a member of a bipartisan female congressional delegation to Afghanistan and Jordan to visit deployed U.S. service members.
May 7, 2019 Press Release
This trip marks the eighth year Representative Roby has traveled to visit with deployed U.S soldiers and Afghan women around Mother’s Day.