Senator David Perdue Meets With Former Joint Chiefs Chairman, Admiral Mike Mullen

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, met with Admiral Mike Mullen, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Following his distinguished military career in the U.S. Navy, Admiral Mullen now helps those both inside and outside the government navigate the ever intensifying global security crisis.

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“The greatest threat to our national security is our national debt,” said Senator Perdue. “The world is more dangerous now than any time in my lifetime and yet because of our government’s own intransigence, our military is in a weakened state. Today, we have the smallest Army since WWII, the smallest Navy since WWI, and the smallest and oldest Air Force ever. Admiral Mullen and I agree that our country’s financial situation cannot be ignored any longer. It’s time to get serious about solving the nation’s debt crisis so we can fund our military and confront the global security crisis before those threats are sitting on our doorstep.”


Senator Perdue is the only Fortune 500 CEO in Congress and is serving his first term in the United States Senate, where he represents Georgia on the Armed Services, Banking, Budget, and Agriculture Committees.