Congressman Ralph Abraham Talks About New Appointment
Rep. Abraham's New Appointment - Congressman Ralph Abraham is humbled. The Republican representing the 5th Congressional District was recently appointed to the House Armed Services Committee-a highly coveted position.
"Competition is stiff, especially for a committee such as the HASK; I was told that there were over 30 applicants for this committee and only six of us were chosen," says Abraham.
The appointment puts Abraham in position to help set U.S. military policy and protect Louisiana's military installations like Fort Polk and Barksdale Air Force Base-which impact the state economy.
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