August 10th, 2009, likely started as any other day for Marine Lance Corporal Bruce “Bubba” Ferrell Jr. The Baldwin County High School graduate was on a foot patrol in the Helmand province of Afghanistan when he stepped on an improvised explosive device, or IED. The explosion took his life.
Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Phillip Johnson attended the University of South Alabama before joining the Marines. He later left the Marines and joined the Army. In January of 2004, Johnson lost his life during a Black Hawk crash in Iraq.Read More
Congressman Bradley Byrne wished the 946th Forward Surgical Team from the United States Army Reserve the best of luck as they prepare to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
In the official Congressional Record, Congressman Byrne applauded the men and women for their commitment and service to the nation. Byrne also pointed out that the 946th provides a unique but critical role in supporting our men and women in a very dangerous part of the world.Read More
During a speech from the floor of the House of Representatives this evening, Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) urged the House to pass H.R. 1335, the Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act, which includes three important Red Snapper reforms authored by Congressman Byrne.Read More
Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2353, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015.Read More
Staff members from the Office of Congressman Bradley Byrne (AL-1) will hold office hours in each of the six counties that make up Alabama’s First Congressional District from May 19-21.
Earlier this month we were all devastated to learn that two police officers had been tragically murdered while conducting a basic traffic stop in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Already this year, 42 police officers have died in the line of duty. In 2014, 117 members of law enforcement died while working to keep our local communities safe. Those numbers are heartbreaking.Read More
Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted in favor of a critical defense bill today which authorizes the construction of three more Littoral Combat Ships (LCS). The House passed the bill 269 to 151.Read More
In a passionate speech from the House floor, Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) urged Republicans and Democrats to work together in a bipartisan manner to pass a National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).Read More
Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) issued the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act:Read More
Did you know that there are an estimated 28 million small businesses in the United States? In Alabama alone, studies estimate there are over 70,000 small businesses. Right in here Southwest Alabama, there are small businesses on every street corner from Chatom to Gulf Shores.Read More
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Bradley Byrne was born and raised in Mobile, just a few miles from the site where his great-great-great grandfather, Gerald Byrne, settled in the 1780’s.
After completing his undergraduate studies at Duke University, Byrne received his law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law. He has practiced law in Mobile for more than 30 years, always active in the local community through various service and economic development organizations.
Byrne served as a member of the Alabama State Senate representing District 32 from 2003 to 2007. Byrne was elected to Congress in December 2013, to complete the term of Congressman Jo Bonner, who announced his retirement in May 2013. Congressman Byrne was elected to his first full term on November 4, 2014.
In Congress, Byrne has established himself as an effective legislator by successfully advocating for local interests while also championing a smaller, less invasive federal government. Byrne is a member of the House Committee on Armed Services, House Committee on Natural Resources, and House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Byrne has been married to the former Rebecca Dukes of Montgomery for over 30 years. Rebecca is the President and CEO of The Community Foundation of South Alabama, and they are the parents of four children: Patrick, Kathleen, Laura, and Colin. Bradley and Rebecca welcomed the birth of their first grandson, MacGuire Arthur Byrne, on September 4, 2014. Bradley lives in Fairhope where he and his family are members of St. James Episcopal Church.
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Earlier today I visited the Port of Mariel in Cuba to learn more about the Cuban economy. http://t.co/TIrL1j2chV
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Here's a photo from my travels today in Cuba. This is our delegation with Anna Teresa Igarza Martinez, the Director General of the Port of Mariel,
The EPA's new "Waters of the US" rule is nothing more than a massive power grab by the federal government. Under this rule, the federal government
Check out these cool pictures of Airbus wings, tail, and fuselage sections as they depart the Port of Hamburg heading to Mobile! I'm so excited
I'm excited to announce that I will be holding a town hall meeting in Orange Beach next Friday, June 5, at 10:00 a.m. I hope you will come out
I've made clear that I have some serious concerns about the United States restoring diplomatic and economic relations with Cuba, but I decided