Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) is a strategic asset to our national security and will play an even greater role in our national defense as the Department of Defense continues to refocus and shift attention towards the Asia-Pacific region. As the proud representative of NBVC, I have been working in Congress to bring new commands to NBVC and to support the over 19,000 active-duty servicemembers and civilians who work hard there every day to serve our nation.

  • July 2019
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    Brownley Applauds Passage of Defense Authorization Bill that Includes Three of Her Amendments to Support Naval Base Ventura County, Ensure Continued Funding for Critical Firefighting Response Aircraft, and Address Gender Equity in Our Armed Forces

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) applauded the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 2500), which included three amendments authored by Congresswoman Brownley.

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  • September 2018
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    Brownley Welcomes House Passage of Funding Bill That Invests in Ventura County’s Port, Harbors, and Navy Base

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) welcomed passage yesterday in the U.S. House of Representatives of new federal funding for projects in Ventura County. The funding, which comes in the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act (H.R. 5895), supports dredging at Channel Islands Harbor and Ventura Harbor, “donor port” funds for the Port of Hueneme, and new infrastructure projects at Naval Base Ventura County.

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  • August 2018
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    Brownley to Host Service Academy Information Nights Across Ventura County

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced her office is hosting a series of information nights across Ventura County to help students and their families learn more about attending a service academy and the Congressional nomination process.

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    Brownley to Lead Congressional Range and Testing Center Caucus

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) announced that she will serve as the co-chair of the Congressional Range and Testing Center Caucus, which serves as a forum to educate Members of Congress about Department of Defense major range and test facilities, like Naval Base Ventura County, and advocate for policies that support these critical national security assets.

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  • July 2018
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    Brownley Welcomes House Passage of 2019 Defense Authorization Conference Agreement

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued a statement today regarding House passage of the House-Senate conference agreement on the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act.

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    Brownley Named to Conference Committee for National Defense Authorization Act

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) was named to the House-Senate conference committee for the National Defense Authorization Act for 2019. Conferees are responsible for resolving differences between the House and Senate-passed versions of the legislation before it is brought back to the chambers for a final vote. Brownley was selected by her colleagues because of her steady and consistent leadership on national defense issues.

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  • June 2018
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    Brownley Welcomes House Passage of Defense Appropriations Bill that Supports Naval Base Ventura County and Our Armed Forces

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued a statement today regarding House passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 Department of Defense Appropriations Act (H.R. 6157).

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    Brownley Announces 2018 Service Academy Appointees

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) today announced the eight Ventura County students she nominated who have accepted appointments to attend U.S. service academies this fall.

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  • May 2018
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    Brownley Welcomes Start of Triton Flight Operations at Naval Base Ventura County

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) attended the official ceremony welcoming the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system to Naval Base Ventura County. Brownley has spearheaded Congressional efforts to fund research, development, and procurement of the Triton, which will have its west coast home at Point Mugu and support hundreds of jobs in Ventura County.

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    Brownley Welcomes House Passage of FY 2019 Defense Bill Supporting Naval Base Ventura County

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued a statement today regarding House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (H.R. 5515).

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    Brownley Statement on Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued a statement today regarding the President’s decision to reinstitute sanctions on Iran, unilaterally breaking the Iran nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

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  • April 2018
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    Brownley Fights for More Resources to Support Navy Test Program, Which Includes Naval Base Ventura County

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) last week urged her colleagues to increase funding for the Navy’s Test and Evaluation Support program, which provides institutional maintenance and operations support for research, development, test, and evaluation at the Navy’s major range and test facilities, which includes Naval Base Ventura County.

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    Brownley Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued a statement today regarding U.S. airstrikes in Syria.

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  • November 2017
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    Brownley Welcomes House Passage of Defense Bill Supporting Naval Base Ventura County

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued a statement today on passage in the U.S. House of Representatives of the conference agreement for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018.

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  • October 2017
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    Brownley Statement on Iran Nuclear Deal

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued a statement today regarding the President’s decision not to recertify Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

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  • July 2017
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    Brownley Applauds House Passage of Defense Bill Supporting Naval Base Ventura County

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley released a statement on passage in the U.S. House of Representatives of H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2018.

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  • May 2017
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    Brownley Statement on the Firing of FBI Director Comey

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley released a statement after President Trump announced the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

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  • April 2017
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    Brownley Statement on House Republican Proposal to Impose New Fees on Servicemembers

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley, a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, released a statement in response to a draft House Republican bill that would impose new GI Bill enrollment fees on servicemembers.

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