Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Reps. Bishop and McMorris-Rodgers to Host Military Family Summit Tomorrow

Nov 30, 2011
Press Release

Washington, DC – On Thursday, December 1, 2011 (tomorrow), Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Military Family Caucus (CMFC), will co-host a Military Family Summit in the auditorium of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.   

The CMFC is a bipartisan congressional caucus that educates elected officials, congressional staffers, senior military leaders and the public on a wide range of unique issues that affect military families.  Currently, over 80 Democrats and Republicans are members of the CMFC. 

The purpose of Thursday’s summit is to connect military families with Members of Congress, officials from the Department of Defense, personnel from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, and representatives from the private sector to discuss pressing issues impacting America’s service members and their families.  



Press invited to Congressional Military Family Caucus Summit.

If you would like to attend, (and/or schedule an interview with Rep. Sanford Bishop), please RSVP with Micah Ragland.



Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr., Co-Chair of Congressional Military Family Caucus

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Co-Chair of Congressional Military Family Caucus

Members of the Congressional Military Family Caucus

Sergeant Major Bryan B. Battaglia, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Command Sergeant Major Michael D. Schultz, Command Sergeant Major, Army Reserve Command

Command Chief Master Sergeant of the Air National Guard, Command Chief Master Sergeant Christopher E. Muncy

Mr. Robert L. Gordon III, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Military Community and Family Policy

Lieutenant General Jack C. Stultz, Chief, Army Reserve and Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command

Major General Randy E. Manner, Director, Joint Staff, National Guard Bureau

Vice Admiral Norbert R. Ryan, Jr., USN-Ret., President, Military Officers Association of America

Ms. Laura Dempsey, U.S. Chamber Commerce Representative



Tomorrow, Thursday, December 1, 2011, 8:30am – 3:00pm



U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Auditorium – Washington, DC