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Congressman Paul Mitchell

Representing the 10th District of Michigan

National Security

In our increasingly dangerous world, I believe in peace through strength.  To ensure the security of our nation, we must protect our borders and support a robust military, intelligence agencies, and law enforcement. 

More on National Security

July 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Members of the Michigan Congressional delegation today sent a bipartisan letter to the Secretary of the U.S. Air Force in support of Selfridge Air National Guard Base hosting the Air National Guard’s new F-35 mission. Selfridge, in Harrison Township, is among five National Guard bases that are candidates to host the F-35. The letter was signed by U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow, and U.S.

July 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018:

“To preserve our security and peace in our increasingly dangerous world, we must provide our military with the resources necessary to respond to any threat.  Today’s legislation takes steps to rebuild our military after a half-decade of cuts, ensures military readiness, and funds a well-deserved pay increase for our troops,” said Representative Mitchell. 

July 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after sending a letter to Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson urging the selection of Selfridge Air National Guard Base (ANGB) as a new home for the F-35 Lightning II:

April 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement on Syria:

“Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons on innocent civilians was morally reprehensible.  I support President Trump’s decision to take action to protect innocent lives and demonstrate that the United States stands firmly against these atrocities.”