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I cannot thank Congress without expressing my respect for Senator McCain for his steadfast courage amd his service and my deepest condolences to his family for the loss of a man who represented all the ideals America stands for. Senator John McCain was a man who served his country honorably as a naval officer, as a defiant prisoner of war standing with his brothers in arms until all returned home together, and as a leader in Congress including Chairman of the Senate Arms Service Committee.
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In all he did Senator McCain never lost sight of our shared purpose in defense of freedom. For in his words, and I quote, a shared purpose does not claim our identity, it enlarges, on the contrary, it enlarges your sense of self. So our nation has lost a great patriot and our military has lost one of our most ardent supporters.
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The fiscal year 19 National for Defense Authorization Act is named for Senator McCain and it meets all of DOD's critical needs.