216 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Congressman Jim Bridenstine is a Navy pilot and combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, and lives with his wife Michelle and their three children in Tulsa, OK.
Bridenstine graduated from Rice University with degrees in economics, business and psychology. After college, he joined the Navy and became a pilot, flying combat missions off the USS Abraham Lincoln in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, Operation Southern Watch in Iraq, and Operation Shock and Awe in Iraq. Later, he transitioned to the F-18 Hornet fighter at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center, the parent command to TOPGUN, where he flew “Red Air” and was also an instructor.
After leaving active duty, Bridenstine earned an MBA from Cornell University and returned to Tulsa to be the Executive Director of the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium. Prior to his election, Rep. Bridenstine was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve where he flew the E-2C Hawkeye, a surveillance and operations command aircraft, in Central and South America in support of America’s war on drugs.
The Constitution simply acknowledges our rights and protects an environment where those rights can be exercised freely. #ConstitutionDay2014
Yesterday I voted NO on an amendment that authorized the training and equipping of so-called "moderate rebels" in Syria. If ISIS is a threat,
Today I voted no on the Continuing Resolution. The Continuing Resolution marks a failure to govern. The American people are denied representation
On this Constitution Day, please take a moment to remember all those who have taken an oath to "defend the Constitution of the United States
This week I will be voting for several bills that will improve the lives of our nation’s heroes including the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living
Army Specialist Donald Sloat was posthumously honored with the nation's highest award for valor today. On January 17th, 1970, Sloat threw himself