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\Rosa Parks.JPG - \untitled2.JPG - \cm6.jpg - \cm5.jpg - \cm4.jpg - \cm3.jpg - \cm2.jpg - \cm1.jpg - \jrf.JPG - Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) today participated in a press conference following a meeting with the Secretary of Defense Robert Gates on the proposed closure of the U.S. Joint Forces Command. The press conference was attended by the Governor and members of the Virginia delegation. Congressman Forbes’ remarks at the press conference are available here /congress111th/20101202100245/http://www.youtube.com/user/RepRandyForbes#p/u/6/Vx07GK--oC0: \jrf2.JPG - \jrf.JPG - \CQ chart.jpg - \CQ.jpg - \clipboard.JPG - \WRVA CM.JPG - \prison gate.JPG - \Chinese flag.JPG - \cell phone.JPG - \WRVA.jpg - \New Image.JPG - \Meadowville%20030.jpg - Congressman Forbes participated in the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Meadowville Interchange in Chesterfield with Virginia Department of Transportation Officials and Chesterfield Officials on November 15th. \Meadowville%20026.jpg - Congressman Forbes participated in the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Meadowville Interchange in Chesterfield with Virginia Department of Transportation Officials and Chesterfield Officials on November 15th. \Marine Corps Birthday.jpg - \American flag.JPG - \technology.JPG - \College.JPG - \Veterans.JPG - \troop.JPG - \sunset.JPG - \veterans.JPG - \D of I - 2.jpg - \D of I -1.jpg - \Chamber of Commerce 2.JPG - \Chamber of Commerce 1.JPG - \DSC_0617.jpg - Congressman Forbes spoke at the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Congressional Forum on October 25th. \DSC_0609.jpg - Congressman Forbes spoke at the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Congressional Forum on October 25th. \DSC_0604.jpg - Congressman Forbes attended a meeting at Colonna's Shipyard on October 20th, for an update on issues impacting the shipyard. \DSC_0597.jpg - Congressman Forbes spoke with the Chesapeake and Suffolk Divisions of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce on October 20th. Topics of discussion included the economy, government spending. \DSC_0592.jpg - Congressman Forbes spoke with the Chesapeake and Suffolk Divisions of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce on October 20th. Topics of discussion included the economy, government spending. \JRF%20PHOTOS%20FRANKLIN%20ROTARY%2010%2022%202010%20020.jpg - Congressman Forbes met with the Franklin Rotary Club on Friday, October 22nd, on the IP closure, the budget deficit, and military issues. \JRF%20PHOTOS%20FRANKLIN%20ROTARY%2010%2022%202010%20015.jpg - Congressman Forbes met with the Franklin Rotary Club on Friday, October 22nd, on the IP closure, the budget deficit, and military issues. \JRF%20PHOTOS%20FRANKLIN%20ROTARY%2010%2022%202010%20001.jpg - Congressman Forbes met with the Franklin Rotary Club on Friday, October 22nd, on the IP closure, the budget deficit, and military issues. \JRF%20PHOTOS%20NOTTOWAY%20AMELIA%20%2010%2019%202010%20006.jpg - Congressman Forbes met with officials from Nottoway on Tuesday, October 19th, for an update on issues affecting the county. \nnsy.JPG - Congressman Forbes met with RDML Thomas, Commander of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. \troops.JPG - \salute.JPG - \pink ribbons.JPG - \horse.JPG - \alphabet.JPG - \In good we trust.jpg - \In reason we trust.jpg - \cm7.jpg - \cm5.jpg - \cm4.jpg - \cm3.jpg - \cm2.jpg - \cm1.jpg - \HC Chart.jpg - \remote control.JPG - \home.JPG - \Gates.JPG - \closed sign.JPG - \caution tape.JPG - \banner.jpg - \JFCOM Hearing.jpg - \the hill.jpg - \atm.jpg - \doctor visit.jpg - \prescriptions.jpg - \marriage.jpg - \vetjob.jpg - \desk.jpg - \manufacture.jpg - \contract.jpg - \POWMIA.JPG - \passport.JPG - \newspaper.JPG - \Constitution.JPG - \NAVY.JPG - \091710%20(16).jpg - Congressman Forbes attended the North Suffolk Rotary Club, where he discussed the economy and the national debt. \091710%20(8).jpg - Congressman Forbes attended the North Suffolk Rotary Club, where he discussed the economy and the national debt. \POW.jpg - \HC chart.JPG - \computer.JPG - \teacher.JPG - \911.jpg - \forbes_6.jpg - \DSC_0155.jpg - The Grand Opening Ceremony for the Veterans Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Emporia on September 8th. \DSC_0140.jpg - Speaking at the Grand Opening Ceremony for the Veterans Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Emporia on September 8th. \08 08 10_1098.JPG - Congressman Forbes with Emporia Mayor, Sam Adams and the Greensville County High School Band on September 8th. \08 08 10_1095.JPG - Congressman Forbes with a WWII Survivor at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Grand Opening of the Veterans Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Emporia on September 8th. \08 08 10_1092.JPG - Congressman Forbes at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Grand Opening of the Veterans Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Emporia on September 8th. \Web Banner - Hurricane.jpg - \Public Debt Chart.JPG - \cm2.jpg - \cm1.jpg - \AOL.JPG - \modsim.JPG - \medresearch.JPG - \mapsim.JPG - \folders.JPG - \portfolio.JPG - \online shopping.JPG - \newspaper.JPG - \1.JPG - \6.JPG - Congressman Forbes with Mark Klingman and Troy Tucker of the Virginia State University Mobile Lab outside Congressman Forbes' Government Contracting Seminar in Chesterfield on August 19th. \WRVA JRF.JPG - \JRF.JPG - \HC bubble.JPG - \debit.JPG - \book.JPG - \blueprint.JPG - \5.JPG - Congressman Forbes hosted a Government Contracting Seminar for any business person in the Fourth District who was interested in gaining insight and information into contracting with the federal government. \4.JPG - Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), Congressman Glenn Nye (VA-02), Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03), and Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) hosted a roundtable discussion on the Administration’s recent announcement of plans to eliminate Joint Forces Command. Photo courtesy of Lauren Victoria Burke. \3.JPG - Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), Congressman Glenn Nye (VA-02), Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03), and Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) hosted a roundtable discussion on the Administration’s recent announcement of plans to eliminate Joint Forces Command. Photo courtesy of Lauren Victoria Burke. \2.JPG - Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), Congressman Glenn Nye (VA-02), Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03), and Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) hosted a roundtable discussion on the Administration’s recent announcement of plans to eliminate Joint Forces Command. Photo courtesy of Lauren Victoria Burke. \1.JPG - Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), Congressman Glenn Nye (VA-02), Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03), and Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) hosted a roundtable discussion on the Administration’s recent announcement of plans to eliminate Joint Forces Command. Photo courtesy of Lauren Victoria Burke. \HC Chart.jpg - \New Image.JPG - Congressman Forbes, along with Governor McDonnell and Congressmen Nye, Scott, and Wittman, held a high-priority press conference to discuss Secretary Robert Gates’ announcement of plans to eliminate Joint Forces Command. Photo Courtesy of Chuck Thomas, Old Dominion University - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes visited Modeling and Simulation exhibits at the Fifth Annual Modeling and Simulation Exhibition. - Congressman Forbes visited Modeling and Simulation exhibits at the Fifth Annual Modeling and Simulation Exhibition. - Congressman Forbes, Chairman of the Modeling and Simulation Caucus, spoke at the Fifth Annual Modeling and Similation Capitol Hill Exhibition on June 30th. - - - - HomelandSecuritySmall1 - GovernmentReformSmall3 - HomelandSecurityMain - GovernmentReformMain - HomelandSecuritySmall2 - HomelandSecuritySmall3 - ScienceSmall2 - VeteransSmall3 - ScienceSmall3 - ScienceSmall1 - ScienceMain - VeteransSmall1 - Veterans Main - - - - - - - - - - GovernmentReformSmall3 - GovernmentReformSmall2 - - - Congressman Forbes spoke to Capitol Hill Interns and the Annual Politics and Principles Lunch in Washington, D.C. - Congressman Forbes met with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, including Jai and Dylan Pausch of Chesapeake. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - MilitaryFamilies - - - - - - Met with the Virginia Agribusiness Council to discuss tax reforms, pesticide restrictions, and the Chesapeake Bay. - Congressman Forbes heard powerful stories from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. - Congressman Forbes attended a meeting with the Colonial Farm Credit that serves 6000 farmers and rural residents throughout Virginia. - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes attended the Southside Virginia Association of REALTORS Annual Picnic on June 3rd. - Congressman Forbes participated in the kick-off ceremony for Honor and Remember Across America Tour on June 5th. - Congressman Forbes participated in the kick-off ceremony for the Honor and Remember Across America Tour on June 5th. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes attended and spoke at the Dedication and Grand Opening Ceremony for Windsor Castle Park in Smithfield on May 22nd. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes met with constituent Linda Gallagher, who teaches English at Amelia County High School. Linda was recently named by the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) as one of 18 teachers to receive its first annual All American Teacher of the Year Award. - - - - - - Congressman Forbes helped cut the ribbon at the American Maritime Holdings Health Clinic Grand Opening on May 15th. Also pictured: Medical Director, Marc Gaines, M.D.; American Maritime Holdings President, Mike Torrech; Mayor of Chesapeake, Alan Krasnoff; and American Maritime Holdings Chairman and CEO, Gary Brandt. - Congressman Forbes spoke at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new taxiway at Chesterfield County Airport on May 17th. - Congressman Forbes helped cut the ribbon at the ceremony for the new taxiway at Chesterfield County Airport on May 17th. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://www.forbes.house.gov/PrayerCaucus/Blog/?postid=183660 - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes met with Chesterfield, Virginia, Department of Fire and EMS. - - - - - - - EnvironmentMain1 - VeteransSmall3 - Taxesmain1 - EconomySmall1 - EconomySmall3 - EconomySmall2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes and Members of the Congressional Prayer Caucus hosted a press conference today in opposition to federal judge ruling National Day of Prayer as unconstitutional. EnergySmall1 - EnergyMain1 - EnvironmentSmall3 - TaxesSmall2 - - - - EnivronmentSmall2 - EnvironmentSmall1 - TaxesSmall1 - VeteransSmall2 - HousingSmall2 - VeteransSmall1 - VeteransMain1 - HousingSmall3 - ImmigrationMain1 - HousingMain1 - ImmigrationSmall2 - ImmigrationSmall1 - - - - Congressman Forbes spoke with students from Richard Bland College in Petersburg. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes spoke at the Chesapeake State of the City luncheon, hosted by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce. Photo courtesy of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce. - Congressman Forbes spoke to the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce. Photo courtesy of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://www.forbes.house.gov/judeochristiannation/ - - - - - - Congressman Forbes met with members of the Virginia Bankers Association. - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes met with farmers of the 4th Congressional District of Virginia at the United Peanut Alliance Reception. - - - - gitmo - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes spoke at the National Ship Repair Industry Conference on readiness and Navy ship repair issues. - - - http://www.forbes.house.gov/PrayerCaucus/Blog/?postid=177055 - Recognizing the Importance of the Prayer in American Society http://www.forbes.house.gov/PrayerCaucus/Blog/?postid=180902 - Working to Keep the Name of God in Ceremonies for Veterans Funerals. http://www.forbes.house.gov/PrayerCaucus/Members.aspx - Get to Know the Members of the Prayer Caucus. http://www.forbes.house.gov/PrayerCaucus/About.aspx - The Prayer Caucus' Role in Recognizing America’s Spiritual Heritage. http://www.forbes.house.gov/PrayerCaucus/Updates/ - Sign up to receive emails from the Prayer Caucus. - - - - - - Congressman Forbes met with representatives of the Virginia Credit Union League to discuss ways to stimulate our economy and encourage lending to small businesses and families. - Congressman Forbes received the General Brehon B. Somervell Medal of Excellence from General Chamber at the Ft. Lee Prayer Breakfast. - Congressman Forbes received the General Brehon B. Somervell Medal of Excellence from General Chamber at the Ft. Lee Prayer Breakfast. - Congressman Forbes spoke at the Powhatan Taxpayers Alliance Town Hall on February 20. - Congressman Forbes spoke at the Powhatan Taxpayers Alliance Town Hall on February 20. - Congressman Forbes spoke to constituents at the Powhatan Taxpayers Alliance Town Hall on February 20. - - - Congressman Forbes spoke at the Annual Fort Lee National Prayer Breakfast on February 18th. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - DoD photo by Tech. Sgt. Cecilio M. Ricardo Jr., U.S. Air Force. (Released) - - - - - - - - - - gitmo - gitmo - gitmo - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes with Norfolk Naval Shipyard Commander, William C. Kiestler and class Valedictorian, Ms. Laura Robbins at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard Apprentice Graduation Ceremony. - Congressman Forbes spoke at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard Apprentice Graduation Ceremony. - OKINAWA, JAPAN (Nov. 11, 2008) World War II veteran Harry J. Thomas, right, a Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class in 1945, stands with Brig. Gen. Brett T. Williams, the 18th Wing Commander, during the singing of the national anthem at a Veterans Day ceremony at the 18th Wing headquarters at Kadena Air Base. Thomas is the guest speaker for the ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Chief Petty Officer Ryan C. Delcore/Released) - - A World War II U.S. Army veteran and Nurse who served in the Battle of the Bulge, stands and watches as several speeches, presentations and a 21-gun salute are made in the honor of the surviving veterans attending the 60th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 1st Class Ted Banks (RELEASED) - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes presented several medals to James Hornshaw of Chesapeake for his service in World War II and Korea. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - afghanistan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes joined Newt Gingrich as the Congressional sponsor of the premiere of his documentary, Rediscovering God in America II. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes spoke to students of Chesterfield County at the U.S. Department of Education's Student Art Exhibit Program. - Congressman Forbes met with young constituent, Noah Stone from Dinwiddie County. - - - - Congressman Forbes spoke with the Franklin and Southampton County Chamber of Commerce. - Congressman Forbes met with staff at Southampton Memorial Hospital in Franklin to discuss healthcare issues. - Congressman Forbes met with staff at Southampton Memorial Hospital in Franklin to discuss healthcare issues. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - This Image was released by the United States Navy with the ID 010914-N-3995K-015. Sept 11, 2001 - - Virginia Capitol - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes discussed healthcare with constituents on a Telephone Townhall Meeting. - - - - - Congressman Forbes speaking at the Disabled American Veterans Memorial Day Ceremony. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - GITMO - - - Congressman Forbes meeting with local officials from Isle of Wight. - Congressman Forbes meeting with representatives from AARP. - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes gives remarks at the 4th Annual Modeling and Simulation Expo on Capitol Hill. - Congressman Forbes tries one of the exhibits at the Fourth Annual Modeling and Simulation Caucus Expo on Capitol Hill. Congressman Forbes is founder of the Caucus. - Congressman Forbes reads through the 1000+ page health care reform bill. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - tax relief - online training - health care - - money - medicine - change - - - expression of religion - Prayer - Prayer Caucus - Judeo Christian Video - Veterans History Project - Financial Protection for Veterans - Wall Street - Economic Downturn - Americas Compass - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes meeting with local officials of Chesterfield County. - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes speaking at America's Religious Heritage Press Conference on the National Day of Prayer, May 7, 2009. - - - - Congressman Forbes meeting with students of Great Hope Baptist School. - Congressman Forbes meeting with representatives from the Virginians Against the Outlying Landing Field. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes receiving the Department of the Army Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service for his support of Fort Lee from Major General James E. Chambers. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes meeting with local officials of Powhatan, including Scott Daniel, Carolyn Cios, Carson Tucker, Robert Cosby, Charlie Green, Joseph Walton, Sherry Swinson, Christopher Rapp. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes meeting with officials from the City of Hopewell including Mayor Brenda S. Pelham, Vice Mayor N. Gregory Cuffee, Reverend Curtis Harris, Christina J. Luman-Bailey, and Herbert Bragg. - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes meeting with Petersburg City Officials, including Mayor Annie Mickens and Vice Mayor Horace Webb. - Congressman Forbes attended the 6th Annual AIMS Conference and Exhibition on Capitol Hill where he discussed his bill, The Enhancing SIMULATION (Safety in Medicine Utilizing Leading Advanced Simulation Technologies to Improve Outcomes Now) Act of 2009. H.R. 855 would improve the quality of health care in the United States by reducing medical error and cutting health care costs. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - interns - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes spoke to students Nottoway High School's Advance Placement (AP) program. Nottoway has been selected as one of 14 schools in Virginia to participate in the National Math and Science Initiative AP development program. - Congressman Forbes met with Powhatan officials to discuss issues of importance to the community. - Congressman Forbes invited Congressman Boozman, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, to visit with Chesterfield officials to discuss transportation and water issues. - Congressman Forbes presented the Purple Heart Medal to Kelly Huffman, a Navy Veteran. - Congressman Forbes met with Smurfit-Stone Paper Mill workers in Hopewell and discussed the economy and the issues they are currently facing. - Congressman Forbes met with Smurfit-Stone Paper Mill Employees in Hopewell on October 21. - Congressman Forbes spoke with students from Amelia High School's AP Program. Amelia High School has been selected as one of 14 schools in Virginia to participate in the National Math and Science Initiative AP development program. - Congressman Forbes met with officials from Emporia to discuss local concerns and issues. - Congressman Forbes met with officals from Sussex County and the Town of Wakefield to discuss various issues. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes and Congressman John Boozman, who is the ranking member of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, meet with Petersburg officials to discuss transportation and water issues, including the Appomattox River Dredging. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) is presented the Distinguished Leadership Award from the Crater Planning District Commission for his pivotal role in the expansion of Fort Lee and his efforts to support the surrounding localities through the growth process. - Congressman Forbes toured Ft. Lee with Major General Chambers. - - Congressman Randy Forbes spoke at the signing ceremony of the Army Community Covenant on October 9th at Ft. Lee. The covenant is designed to develop and foster effective state and community partnerships with the Army in improving the quality of life for soldiers and their families, both at their current duty stations and as they transfer from state to state. - - - - - - - - Following a meeting with the Honorable Donald Winter, Secretary of the Navy, Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03), Congresswoman Thelma Drake (VA-02), and Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), held a press conference to discuss how the Mayport carrier homeporting decision fits into the Navy’s stated priorities in a constrained budget environment. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes at Chesapeake's 12th Annual Bark in the Park on October 5th with Allison Exner, Miss Teen Chesapeake, and Reagan Jackson, Little Miss Hampton Roads. - - - - Congressman Randy Forbes (VA-04), Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03), Congresswoman Thelma Drake (VA-02), and Dr. Mike McGinnis, Executive Director of the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC) met to announce movement on a grant program to encourage the study of modeling and simulation (M&S) at institutions of higher education. - Congressman Randy Forbes speaking at a press conference on August 21st with Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03), and Congresswoman Thelma Drake (VA-02), announcing movement on a grant program to encourage the study of modeling and simulation (M&S) at institutions of higher education. This grant program, introduced by Congressman Scott and originally cosponsored by Congressman Forbes and Congresswoman Drake, was included in H.R. 4137, the Higher Education Opportunity Act, passed by the House on July 31, 2008 and signed into law on August 14, 2008. - Congressman Randy Forbes speaking at a press conference on August 21st with Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03), and Congresswoman Thelma Drake (VA-02), announcing movement on a grant program to encourage the study of modeling and simulation (M&S) at institutions of higher education. This grant program, introduced by Congressman Scott and originally cosponsored by Congressman Forbes and Congresswoman Drake, was included in H.R. 4137, the Higher Education Opportunity Act, passed by the House on July 31, 2008 and signed into law on August 14, 2008. - Congressman Forbes speaking at the Big Rock Ceremony at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. The Big Rock Ceremony celebrates the completion of an important goal or objective by those at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. - Congressman Forbes with Rev. Dr. Carlton C. McLeod, the Senior Pastor of Calvary Revival Church in Chesapeake, and Mrs. Donna McLeod. - Congressman Forbes hosted a Seniors Identity Theft Workshop on August 21, 2008 in Colonial Heights to discuss consumer information for seniors including steps to take to prevent identity theft, proper documentation, and scams targeting seniors. - Congressman Forbes hosted a Seniors Identity Theft Workshop on August 19, 2008 in Chesapeake to discuss consumer information for seniors including steps to take to prevent identity theft, proper documentation, and scams targeting seniors. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes attended and spoke at an energy town hall meeting, hosted by the Hopewell Coalition of Citizens Concerned About Energy Costs, led by Reverend Curtis Harris. Among energy solutions discussed at the town hall was Forbes’ New Manhattan Project for Energy Independence, which he introduced in June. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - LOC photo - - National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA) President, Admiral Lewis, speaking at the Third Annual Modeling and Simulation Expo with Congressman Forbes and Congressman Ortiz, Chairmen of the Congressman Modeling and Simulation Caucus. - Congressman Forbes speaking at the Third Annual Modeling and Simulation Expo on Capitol Hill on July 15th. Also on stage are Congressional Modeling and Simulation Caucus Members: Congressman Whittman, Congressman Feeney, Congressman Ortiz, and National Training and Simulation (NTAS) President, Admiral Lewis. - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes visiting the International Paper Mill in Franklin, Virginia with Desmond Stills, Communications Manager and Larry Shaffer, VPP Coordinator. - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes at the House Armed Services Committee Hearing on China and Recent Security Developments - - Congressional Prayer Caucus Dinner with special guest, Peter Marshall, Jr. - - Congressman Forbes Meeting with Congressional Art Competition Winner Brittany Bowden. - Congressman Forbes meeting with Great Hope Baptist Church members at the United States Capitol. - Congressman Forbes speaking at the Annual Intern Politics and Principle luncheon for the Center for Christian Statesmanship. - - - - Congressman Forbes meeting with the International Paper Plant Manager, Jeannine Siembida and mill workers in Franklin on Monday, June 23. - Congressman Forbes meeting with Isle of Wight, Franklin, and Southampton Chamber of Commerce on Monday, June 23, 2008 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - U.S. Army. "Dwight Eisenhower giving orders to American paratroopers in England." 1944 June 5. - - - - Department of Defense Photo - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eugene King - U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eugene King - - - - The 2008 Congressional Pastors’ Briefing, held in the Members Room of the Library of Congress on May 7, 2008. - Congressman Forbes speaking at the 2008 Congressional Pastors’ Briefing on May 7, 2008. - Anna Pilato, Acting Director at the Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services speaking at Congressman Forbes Faith Based Grants Workshop, held on May 5, 2008. - Congressman J. Randy Forbes speaking at the Faith Based Grants Workshop he hosted on May 5, 2008. - Congressman J. Randy Forbes at the 2nd Annual Dismal Swamp Stomp Half Marathon. - Congressman Forbes speaking with VADM Norbert R. Ryan, Jr., USN-Ret, President of Military Officers Association of America. - Congressman J. Randy Forbes watching the 2nd Annual Dismal Swamp Stomp Half Marathon. - Congressman J. Randy Forbes at the 2nd Annual Dismal Swamp Stomp Half Marathon. - Congressman Forbes tours the damage in Suffolk as a result of tornadoes that struck down on April 28, 2008. Photo courtesy of the Governor's Office. - Congressman J. Randy Forbes speaking at the Virginia Council of Chapters of the Military Officers Association of America 23rd Annual Virginia Congressional Delegation Luncheon. - Congressman J. Randy Forbes and Col. Victoria Revilla, President of the Southside Virginia Chapter, MOAA at the Virginia Council of Chapters of the Military Officers Association of America 23rd Annual Virginia Congressional Delegation Luncheon. Photo Courtesy of Steve Barrett. - - - - - Congressman Forbes tours the damage in Suffolk as a result of tornadoes that struck down on April 28, 2008. Photo courtesy of the Governor's Office. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - DoD photo http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:General_Petraeus_Testifies%2C_September_10%2C_2007.jpg - - - - - - - - - - - - - CPC Newsletter Banner - - Congressman Forbes receives the Gold Mouse Award from the Congressional Management Foundation. - Congressman Forbes prepares for an interview with Fox News. - - - - - From NASA multimedia website - - - - - - 2 - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes meets with Admiral Dennis C. Blair of The National Bureau of Asian Research. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - kite - - - Congressman Forbes meets with members of the simulation training industry at the Army Program Executive Office for Sim, Training, and Instrumentation Interactive Sim Tech Displays event on Capitol Hill. - Congressman Forbes discusses simulation training at the annual Army Program Executive Office for Sim, Training, and Instrumentation Interactive Sim Tech Displays event. - Congressman Forbes speaks with the Secretary of the Army, Mr. Pete Geren, at the Army Program Executive Office for Sim, Training, and Instrumentation Interactive Sim Tech Displays event on Capitol Hill. - Congressman Forbes discusses Chinese espionage with a CNN reporter. - Congressman Forbes participates in an interview with CNN on Chinese espionage. 2005 Art Winner - 2006 Art Winner - - - Congressman Forbes and Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03) at a Judiciary Crime Subcommittee hearing on Espionage. - Congressman Forbes meets with Admiral Keating, head of the United States Pacific Command, on Monday, January 28th. - - - - - - An F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft from the "Salty Dogs" of Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Three lands on the flight deck of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Dec. 9, 2007. The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is under way conducting carrier qualifications. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Antwjuan Richards-Jamison) (Released) (Released to Public) - - - DoD photo by: PHAN BO J. FLANNIGAN, USN - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes meets with Ambassador Ryan Crocker and General David Petraeus in Iraq over the Christmas holiday. - - - rss - rss - - - - Congressman Forbes visits the Holiday Helper House on Ft. Lee. - - - DoD photo by Cherie A. Thurlby. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes meets with a patient at his visit to VA Oncology and Associates in Suffolk. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - DoD photo by Cherie A. Thurlby - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Upper Brandon is a 2,200-acre property in Prince George that was originally part of a 1616 land grant. - White House Photo by David Bohrer Chat Balloon - Mail Icon - - - - - Randy's Blog Banner - Randy's Blog Banner Icon - Chat Icon - Randy's Blog Icon - Randy's Blog Icon - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Nottoway Falls in Nottoway, Virginia. - An Isle of Wight cotton field is ready for harvest. - Henricus Bluff in Chesterfield, Virginia was established in 1611 by Sir Thomas Dale, and was the second successful English city in the New World. It was built along the James River on land inhabited by the Appomattocks tribe, where Pocahontas grew up. - Natural beauty in Suffolk as seen during sunset on the Nansemond River. - A group of houses in the Historic District of Smithfield, Virginia. - An early season cotton field and barn in Isle of Wight, Virginia. - Weston Manor, an 18th-century plantation home in Hopewell, Virginia, overlooks the Appomattox River. - Renovated rowhouses on historic High Street in Petersburg, Virginia. - Riddicks Folly in Suffolk, Virginia is registered with the Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission and the National Register of Historic Places. During the Civil War, this 21-room, Greek Revival-style home served as headquarters for the Union. - Boaters relax on the Prince George Appomattox Harbor - A sign welcomes visitors to downtown Franklin, Virginia. - The Chesterfield Courthouse in Chesterfield, Virginia. The first Chesterfield County courthouse was erected in 1750. In 1917 it was demolished and replaced by this larger Georgian Revival brick building that served the county until the 1960s. - - - Capitals - Wizards - Mystics - D.C. United - Nationals - Redskins - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes participates in a press conference with other members of the Judiciary Committee in opposition of the Restore Act of 2007. - Congressman Forbes speaks at a press conference tp present Andrew Larochelle, the 17-year old Eagle Scout whose constituent flag request was censored, with a new, unedited flag certificate for his grandfather. - Congressman Forbes shakes hands with Andrew Larochelle at a press conference on Tuesday, October 16. Andrew was a key component in the Architect of the Capitol's reversal of his decision to censor the word “God” from flag inscriptions. - - - DoD photo by: SRA BRADLEY A. LAIL - Congressman Forbes meets with officials from the City of Hopewell - Congressman Forbes meets with officials from the City of Hopewell - - - - - Photo Courtesy of Department of Defense, by SGT Jeffrey Alexander - - - Deptartment of Homeland Security - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - blue ridge parkway © December 2001. Boone Convention & Visitors Bureau. Blue Ridge Parkway (NC, VA) Credits: Photo by Judi Scharns - - - - - - National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases - National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases - - - - - Congressman Forbes attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Flying Tigers Memorial in China. - At the end of August Congressman Forbes visited China on a Congressional Delegation (CODEL) trip. - Congressman Forbes and other Members on the CODEL to China meet with Chinese government leaders. - Congressman Forbes, along Congressman Ike Skelton, and Congresswoman Bordallo visit the site of the 2008 Olympic Games in China. The visit was a part of the CODEL to China at the end of August. - - - - - - - - - - A sign directs visitors to the historic Siege Museum in Petersburg, Virginia. - What used to be Suffolk High School has been renovated and preserved into the Suffolk Cultural Arts Center. - The outside seating area of a historic train station in Suffolk, Virginia. - This statue is located just outside the Suffolk Cultural Arts Center. - The Virginia Diner is a popular attraction halfway between Chesapeake and Colonial Heights in Wakefield, Virginia. The Virginia Diner is known for its home style cooking. - - The Beacon Theatre in Hopewell, Virginia is undergoing a heightened revitilization effort to preserve its historic place in the city. - Congressman Forbes attends the MODSIM World Conference and Expo 2007. Photo courtesy of US Joint Forces Command. - Congressman Forbes speaks at the MODSIM World Conference and Expo 2007. MODSIM World is the premier conference for modeling and simulation knowledge, new research, and development. Photo courtesy of US Joint Forces Command. - Virginia State University, a historically black college and university, is located in Petersburg, Virginia. - Shops line the streets of historic downtown Petersburg. - - - - - - Virginia State University - Virginia State University is an Historically Black College and University in the Fourth District of Virginia. Virginia State University - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes participates in a press conference with Republican Leadership announcing an omnibus crime bill. - Congressman Forbes hosts a press conference announcing the introduction of the Patients First Act. - - Congressman Forbes introduces the Patients First Act at a press conference. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Immigration Primer - Health Care Primer - Appropriations Primer - Energy Primer - - - Congressman Forbes with Petersburg Mayor Mickens, First Lady Laura Bush, and Secretary of the Interior Kempthorne at the presentation of the 2007 Preserve America Grants. The City of Petersburg was a 2007 recipient of a $100,000 Preserve America Grant for the Petersburg Historic District Enhancement Program. - ms - - - Congressman Forbes participates in a press conference introducing two new immigration measures that offer a strong ‘Security First-No Amnesty’ alternative to the Senate Amnesty bill - Congressman Forbes addresses the removal of illegal immigrant gang members at a press conference introducing new immigration measures that offer a strong ‘Security First-No Amnesty’ alternative to the Senate Amnesty bill - Congressman Forbes answers various policy questions from students of the Sorensen Institute program - Congressman Forbes speaks to students visiting Capitol Hill as a part of the University of Virginia's Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership program flight training - newmsbanner - - - Congressman Forbes tests the latest technology in medical modeling and simulation. - iacc - iaccountability - internet accountability - Floor Speech Prayer - - - - Congressman Forbes meets with the Virginia Tech Rescue Squad. - Congressman Forbes speaks at the Advanced Initiatives in Medical Simulation Exhibition. - Congressman Forbes speaks with attendees of the Advanced Initiatives in Medical Simulation Exhibition. - Congressman Forbes tries equipment used in medical modeling simulation. - Congressman Forbes and Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03) listen to remarks on advances in the Modeling and Simulation field. - Congressman Forbes speaks at a Modeling and Simulation Caucus breakfast on Capitol Hill. - - - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes receives the Dr. Marion P. Capps Award at the 2007 Urban League of Hampton Roads’ annual Whitney M. Young Awards Dinner. - Listen - - - - - - Photo courtesy of U.S Army Quartermaster Center and School, Fort Lee, Virginia - - - - MSCaucus - Teacher Appreciation - Rotunda - Washington Update Graphic - - Crayons - - - Congressman Forbes attends a luncheon for Military Officers Association of America (MOAA). - Congressman Forbes listens to testimony at a Crime Subcommittee field hearing in New Orleans, Louisiana. - Congressman Forbes participates in a field hearing in New Orleans, Louisiana. Members of the Crime Subcommittee listened to testimony from local, state and federal officials about the surge in violent crime in the area following Hurricane Katrina. - - - - - - Congressman Forbes, along with over 30 Members of Congress, hosts a press conference to call America back to prayer. - Congressman Forbes discuss the Call to Prayer for America with members of the media. - Congressman Forbes concludes the press conference on A Call to Prayer for America with a prayer orginally led by former Senate Chaplain, Peter Marshall. - Congressman Forbes meets with Petersburg City Officials. - Congressman Forbes discusses the Virginia State University resolution with members of the media. - Congressman Forbes with Eddie Moore, President of Virginia State University (VSU) in Chesterfield, Virginia. Congressman Forbes sponsored a resolution honoring VSU on their 150th anniversary. - - - - - - - Congressman Forbes with 2007 Congressional Page, Joseph Cannella, from Chesapeake. - Schoolwork - - Congressman Forbes questions witnesses at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Iraq - Congressman Forbes meets with FCIA's Washington Director after a House Armed Services Committee on Iraq - Congressman Forbes discusses the importance of a safe and secure America - Congressman Forbes discusses the unveiling of the Law and Order Agenda with fellow members of the Crime Subcommittee - Congressman Forbes addresses reporters at the Crime Subcommittee Press Conference on the new Law and Order agenda. Congressman Forbes is Ranking Member on the Crime Subcommittee. - Capitol Monitor - - JRF Head Shot 3 - Gas Prices - Identity Theft - - - Floor Speech 2 - Floor speech - Floor Speech Iraq Hot Topic - - Washington Review with Congressman Forbes - Washington Review - Congressman Forbes hosts NASA Schools event in the Fourth District - Congressman Forbes listens to seniors' concerns at his Seniors Identity Theft Workshop in Colonial Heights - Congressman Forbes speaks with seniors in Chesapeake - Congressman Forbes receives the highest naval civilian honor from the Secretary of the Navy - Congressman Forbes hosts Fourth District educators for his Educators Day 2005 - Congressman Forbes leads educators from the Fourth District on a tour of the Capitol - Congressman Forbes at the USCG groundbreaking ceremony - Congressman Randy Forbes speaks to Great Hope Baptist Church School in Washington, DC - Congressman Forbes at the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Dismal Swamp Trail - Congressman Forbes talks with members of our Armed Services at the AUSA event on Ft. Lee - Congressman Forbes greets guests at the Association of the United States Army event on Ft. Lee Flag - Flag Congressional Art Competition - Congressional Art Competition ID Theft 2 - Id Theft - Id Theft Capitol Building - Parent and Child - Parent and Child Education Clip Art - Education Clip Art Smithsonian Institute - Smithsonian Institute Iwo Jima - Iwo Jima Washington Monument - Washington Monument Summer Interns - Summer Interns Intercoastal Waterway - Intercoastal Waterway - Congressman Forbes reads through over 5000 constituent surveys on the immigration crisis. - - - Congressman Forbes learns about the latest equipment in the modeling and simulation field. - Congressman Forbes speaks along with other members of the Modeling and Simulation Caucus. - Congressman Forbes speaks at the Modeling and Simulation Exhibition held on Capitol Hill. 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