Republicans Gain Control of Congress

December 2002
Army Magazine;Dec2002, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p6
Reports on political developments related to the U.S. Armed Forces, as of December 2002. Replacement of Senate Democratic Committee chairmen by Republican minority leaders; Enactment by U.S. President George W. Bush of the defense and military construction appropriations bills; Increase in the monthly benefit from the Montgomery GI Bill on October 01, 2002.


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