Hoeven Votes to Confirm General Charles Brown as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement after voting to confirm Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Prior to Brown’s confirmation, Hoeven worked with the general in his role as Air Force Chief of Staff to strengthen North Dakota’s missions, including: Advancing the modernization of the dual nuclear missions in Minot. Hoeven is working to keep the nuclear modernization programs on trac… Continue Reading


Hoeven Honors Students, Educators in Taylor, Rugby & Jamestown for Designation as 2023 National Blue Ribbon Schools

Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement congratulating Taylor-Richardton Elementary School, Rugby High School and William S. Gussner Elementary School in Jamestown on being designated by the U.S. Department of Education as 2023 National Blue Ribbon Schools. Since 1982, the Blue Ribbon School award has honored public and private schools across the country that display overall academic excellence or progress in closing achievement gaps. “Through the hard work of students, teacher… Continue Reading


Hoeven Thanks 191st Military Police Company, Families for Service After 10-Month Deployment in Support of USCENTCOM Mission

FARGO, N.D. - Senator John Hoeven today helped welcome home more than 150 members of the North Dakota National Guard’s (NDNG) 191st Military Police Company, following a 10-month deployment to the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility. While deployed, the unit supported Operation Spartan Shield, helping establish customs practices and policies to prevent the flow of illegal drugs and contraband, among other priorities. Operation Spartan Shield serves to strengthen U.S. defense p… Continue Reading