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Trips sponsored by

General Atomics


Total cost of 86 trips: $662,723.35


Traveler: Shana Jones (from the office of Bob Riley)
Destination: RUSSIA: SAROV, MOSCOW, ST. PETERSBURG
Purpose: A FACT-FINDING TRIP ON CREATING BUSINESSES IN RUSSIA'S NUCLEAR CITIES
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $7,185.00
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Traveler: Nora Bomar (from the office of Ron Packard)
Destination: MOSCOW, ST. PETERSBURG AND SAROV, RUSSIA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $7,198.00
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Traveler: David Schroeder (from the office of Brian Bilbray)
Destination: MOSCOW, SAROV, ST. PETERSBURG
Purpose: EXAMINATION OF NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION PROGRAMS
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $7,198.00
source

Traveler: Phyllis Hallmon (from the office of Earl Hilliard)
Destination: TRAVEL FROM WASHINGTON, DC TO MOSCOW, SAROV, AND ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (9 days)
Expense: $7,302.00
source

Traveler: Jeff Cohen (from the office of Ellen Tauscher)
Destination: MOSCOW, SEROV, AND ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING MEETINGS WITH RUSSIAN SCIENTISTS/ NUCLEAR WEAPONS PHYSICISTS
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $7,185.00
source

Traveler: Charles Cooke (from the office of Ralph Hall)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: PARTICIPANT IN CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP TO RECEIVE BRIEFING AND TOURS OF GENERAL ATOMICS' FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES IN FUSION SCIENCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AS WELL AS OTHER GENERAL ATOMICS PROGRAMS.
Date: Jan 10, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,319.37
source

Traveler: Andrew Willison (from the office of Harry Reid)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: REVIEW DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY-FUNDED ACTIVITIES AT GENERAL ATOMICS
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,152.72
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Traveler: Marian Leonardo (from the office of Ed Pastor)
Destination: GENERAL ATOMICS FACILITIES, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: FAMILIARIZATION WITH GA RESEARCH ON ENERGY PRODUCTION
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,152.72
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Traveler: William Smith (from the office of Harold Rogers)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: TOUR OF GENERAL ATOMICS FACILITIES, AND BRIEFINGS ON THEIR ACTIVITIES RELATING TO U.S. ENERGY & DEFENSE POLICY
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,176.00
source

Traveler: Michael Sharp (from the office of Sonny Callahan)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: GA FACILITY TOURS & BRELINGS
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,152.72
source

Traveler: Ed Krenik (from the office of Rodney Frelinghuysen)
Destination: WASHINGTON DC-SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA
Purpose: APPROPRIATION OVERSIGHT OF ENERGY AND DEFENSE PROGRAMS
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,152.72
source

Traveler: Njema Frazier (from the office of Sherwood Boehlert)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: VISIT GENERAL ATOMICS HEADQUARTERS, TOUR THE DIII-D NATIONAL FUSION FACILITY AND THE AERONAUTICAL SYSTEM INC. (ASI) AND DO AN OVERVIEW OF ICF/IFE, WITH SPECIFIC ATTENTION TO THEIR INVOLVEMENT WITH NIF AND A TOUR OF THEIR ICF TARGET FACILITY
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,152.72
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Traveler: Harlan Watson (from the office of Sherwood Boehlert)
Destination: LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TOUR OF GENERAL ATOMIC'S DOE-FUNDED PROGRAMS AND FACILITIES
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,213.72
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Traveler: Robert Palmer (from the office of Sherwood Boehlert)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: VISIT GENERAL ATOMICS HEADQUARTERS, TOUR THE DIII-D NATIONAL FUSION FACILITY AND THE AERONAUTICAL SYSTEMS INC. (ASI) AND DO AN OVERVIEW OF ICF/IFE, WITH SPECIFIC ATTENTION TO THEIR INVOLVEMENT WITH NIF AND A TOUR OF THEIR ICF TARGET FACILITY
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,176.72
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Traveler: Karen Kimball (from the office of Sherwood Boehlert)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP IS TO TOUR GENERAL ATOMICS HEADQUARTERS RESEARCH FACILITIES AND TO RECEIVE BRIEFINGS ON R&D PROGRAMS CONDUCTED BY GENERAL ATOMICS. THESE R&D ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: MAGNETIC AND INERTIAL CONFINEMENT FUSION; ADVANCED ACCELERATOR APPLICA
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,152.67
source

Traveler: Lynh Nguyen (from the office of Richard Durbin)
Destination: METROPOLIS, ILL. AND PADUCAH, KY
Purpose: VIEW NUCLEAR CONVERSION AND ENRICHMENT FAC.
Date: Mar 15, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $743.00
source

Traveler: Karen Long (from the office of Edward Whitfield)
Destination: PADUCAH, KENTUCKY
Purpose: TOUR PLANT FACILITIES - METROPOLIS, ILL & PADUCAH, KY
Date: Mar 15, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $846.98
source

Traveler: Bob Riley (from the office of Bob Riley)
Destination: MOSCOW & ST. PETERSBURG
Purpose: TO INSPECT THE FORMER SOVIET UNION'S COMPLIANCE WITH AN INTERNATIONAL TREATY TO DISPOSE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS & TO SPEAK WITH SCIENTISTS FORMERLY EMPLOYED IN THE SOVIET UNION'S NUCLEAR WEAPONS PROGRAM.
Date: May 25, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $12,710.00
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Traveler: Daniel Gans (from the office of Bob Riley)
Destination: MOSCOW & ST. PETERSBURG
Purpose: TO INSPECT THE FORMER SOVIET UNION'S COMPLIANCE WITH AN INTERNATION TREATY TO DISPOSE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS & TO SPEAK WITH SCIENTISTS FORMERLY, EMPLOYED IN THE SOVIET UNION'S NUCLEAR WEAPONS PROGRAMS.
Date: May 25, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $7,027.00
source

Traveler: Jeff Murray (from the office of Robert Cramer)
Destination: MOSCOW - ST. PETE
Purpose: RUSSIAN NUCLEAR SITUATION
Date: May 25, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $6,837.00
source

Traveler: Michael Sharp (from the office of Sonny Callahan)
Destination: MOSCOW, ST. PETERSBURG
Purpose: NUCLEAR PROGRAMS - US/RUSSIA
Date: May 25, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $7,027.00
source

Traveler: Sandra Wagner (from the office of Darrell Issa)
Destination: MOSCOW-ST. PETERSBURG
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: May 25, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $7,027.00
source

Traveler: Donald De Armon (from the office of Lucille Roybal-Allard)
Destination: FLEW TO SAN DIEGO, CA FROM WASHINGTON, DC; ENDED TRIP THERE.
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,278.35
source

Traveler: Jenny Reeves (from the office of Thad Cochran)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: TO TOUR GENERAL ATOMICS FACILITIES AND RECEIVE BRIEFINGS ON PROGRAMS OF RELEVANCE TO SCIENCE, ENERGY, AND DEFENSE
Date: Jan 10, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,264.37
source

Traveler: Stephen Moffitt (from the office of Don Nickles)
Destination: TO NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: TO INVESTIGATE THE SECURITY MEASURES AT THE STATUE OF LIBERTY AND DISCUSS OPTIONS FOR ENHANCING THE SECURITY OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY
Date: Jan 10, 2002
Expense: $298.00
source

Traveler: Deron Mcelroy (from the office of Ken Calvert)
Destination: TRIP TO SAN DIEGO FACILITIES FOR OVERVIEW OF COMPANY
Purpose: FACT FINDING ON SCIENCE, ENERGY & DEFENSE
Date: Jan 10, 2002 (11 days)
Expense: $1,308.57
source

Traveler: Rudy Barnes (from the office of John Spratt)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: SEE ATTACHED LETTER OF INVITATION
Date: Jan 10, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,264.37
source

Traveler: Robert Hobart (from the office of Zach Wamp)
Destination:
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP
Date: Jan 10, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,175.70
source

Traveler: Stephen Moffitt (from the office of Don Nickles)
Destination: ITALY - ROME
Purpose: TO VISIT DEFENSE MANUFACTURING PLANTS AND ANATO AIR OPERATIONS CENTER AS WELL A GET A BRIEFING FROM THE US EMBASSY ON ITALY'S EFFORTS TO PURCHASE THE PREDATOR UAV
Date: Mar 29, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $8,396.45
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Traveler: Kim Kotlar (from the office of William Thornberry)
Destination: ITALY
Purpose: VISIT TO EMBASSY (US), EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS, NATO BASE
Date: Mar 29, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $8,907.41
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Traveler: Letitia White (from the office of Jerry Lewis)
Destination: ITALY
Purpose: VISIT WITH U.S. EMBASSY STAFF, EQUIPMENT MANUFACTUR & NATO FACILITIES
Date: Mar 29, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $8,964.36
source

Traveler: Nancy Lifset (from the office of Randy Cunningham)
Destination: ITALY
Purpose: VISITS TO NATO FACILITIES, AND MANUFACTURERS OF U.S. DEFENSE EQUIPMENTMEETING WITH U.S. EMBASSY REPRESENTATIVES IN ITALY
Date: Mar 29, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $5,462.86
source

Traveler: Joseph Summers (from the office of Richard Shelby)
Destination: ITALY-NATO CAOC-5, AVIANO AIR FORCE BA
Purpose: OFFICIAL FACT-FINDING TRIP TO VISIT ORGANIZATIONS INVOLVED IN DEFENSE-RELATED PROGRAMS BEING WORKED BY GENERAL ATOMICS THAT HAVE ALSO BEEN OF SPECIAL INTEREST TO CONGRESS
Date: Apr 18, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $10,526.94
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Traveler: Derek Albro (from the office of Don Nickles)
Destination: ITALY
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO VISIT ORGANIZATIONS INVOLVED IN DEFENSE RELATED PROGRAMS
Date: Apr 18, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $10,526.94
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Traveler: Nora Bomar (from the office of Kay Granger)
Destination:
Purpose: FACT-FINDING/MEETINGS
Date: Apr 18, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $10,526.94
source

Traveler: Jerry Lewis (from the office of Jerry Lewis)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: BRIEFINGS & DISCUSSION-NAT'L PARK SERVICES ON N.Y. CITY & STATE SECURITY & CONTINGENCY PLANS, LIBERTY ISLAND, ELLIS ISLAND
Date: May 9, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,739.65
source

Traveler: Brian Gaston (from the office of Roy Blunt)
Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Purpose: HOMELAND SECURITY ISSUES & BRIEFING PERTAINING TO STATUE OF LIBERTY
Date: Jul 2, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $402.11
source

Traveler: Kirk Boyle (from the office of Roy Blunt)
Destination: LIBERTY ISLAND, NEW YORK
Purpose: HOMELAND SECURITY SURVEY OF UPGRADES AT THE STATUE OF LIBERTY AS A MODEL FOR OTHER NATIONAL LANDMARKS.
Date: Jul 3, 2003
Expense: $359.61
source

Traveler: David Myers (from the office of Pete Domenici)
Destination: BERLIN, DRESDEN, GARMISH, HEIDELBERG GERMANY
Purpose: VISIT U.S. EMBASSY MILITARY AFFAIRS ATTACHE, 3 GENERAL ATOMICS COMPANIES, EUROPEAN COMMAND, U.S. ARMY EUROPE HEADQUARTERS, NATO SHAPE SCHOOL, AND GEORGE C. MARSHALL CENTER
Date: Aug 15, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $12,905.00
source

Traveler: Nancy Lifset (from the office of Randy Cunningham)
Destination: BERLIN
Purpose: TO VISIT GENERAL ATOMICS FACILITIES IN GERMANY RELATED TO U.S. AND NATO SECURITY, AND U.S. MILITARY OPERATIONS LOCATED THERE
Date: Aug 15, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $7,192.83
source

Traveler: Kenneth Kraft (from the office of David Hobson)
Destination: GERMANY
Purpose: TOUR UNITED STATES MILITARY AND GENERAL ATOMICS INSTALLATIONS
Date: Aug 15, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $7,192.83
source

Traveler: Erica Striebel (from the office of Ander Crenshaw)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: THE OBJECTIVE WAS TO VISIT THE SITE OF AN AIR FORCE/NATIONAL PARK SERVICE DEMONSTRATION PROJECT OF GENERAL ATOMICS E-SMART SYSTEM. THIS TECHNOLOGY WILL INCREASE THE LEVEL OF PROTECTION AT THE COMPLEX FOR VISITORS AND DISCOURAGE TERRORIST ATTACKS.
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $766.62
source

Traveler: Nora Bomar (from the office of Kay Granger)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: HOMELAND SECURITY FACT FINDING
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $920.84
source

Traveler: Christine Heggem (from the office of Conrad Burns)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: GENERAL ATOMIC IS HOPING TO EXPAND THEIR LABORATORY OPERATIONS, POSSIBLY TO BOZEMAN. MOST OF THEIR FIDERALLY CONTRACTED BUSINESS COMES OUT OF THE ENERGY & H2O BILL
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,276.29
source

Traveler: Ryan Long (from the office of Joe Barton)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: ATTEND BRIEFINGS ON NUCLEAR ENERGY RESEARCH AND MAGNET TECHNOLOGY. TOUR LABS ASSOCIATED WITH SUCH TECHNOLOGY. TOUR UNMANNED ARIEAL VEHICLE PRODUCTION FACILITY
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,276.29
source

Traveler: Dwight Cates (from the office of Joe Barton)
Destination: LA JOLLA, CA
Purpose: TOUR OF GA FACILITIES IN LA JOLLA, CA
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,255.38
source

Traveler: Tina Kaarsberg (from the office of Sherwood Boehlert)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: TO MEET WITH FUSION ENERGY EXPERTS AND POLICYMAKERS AND TOUR THE GENERAL ATOMICS AND OTHER SAN DIEGO AREA FUSION ENERGY RELATED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES SUCH AS THE UCSD SUPERCOMPUTING CENTER
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,345.38
source

Traveler: Christopher King (from the office of Bart Gordon)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: I VISITED GENERAL ATOMICS' HEADQUARTERS TO BECOME FAMILIAR WITH THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INVOLVED IN SEVERAL PROGRAMS THAT I WILL ENCOUNTER IN MY WORK ON THE COMMITTEE. I TOURED FACILITIES AND RECEIVED BRIEFINGS ON PROGRAMS OF REVELANCE TO SCIENCE, ENER
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,255.38
source

Traveler: Marsha Shasteen (from the office of Bart Gordon)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: I VISITED GENERAL ATOMICS' HEADQUARTERS TO BECOME FAMILIAR WITH THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INVOLVED IN SEVERAL PROGRAMS THAT I WILL ENCOUNTER IN MY WORK ON THE COMMITTEE. I TOURED FACILITIES AND RECEIVED BRIEFINGS ON PROGRAMS OF REVELANCE TO SCIENCE; ENER
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,443.98
source

Traveler: Martin Muaky (from the office of Peter Visclosky)
Destination:
Purpose: ATTEND BRIEFINGS ON NUCLEAR AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,255.38
source

Traveler: Michael Conallen (from the office of Curt Weldon)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,255.38
source

Traveler: Mark Dawson (from the office of Robert Aderholt)
Destination: ROME, ITALY
Purpose: DEFEAT & FOREIGN AFFAIRS MATTERS
Date: Apr 9, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $10,124.40
source

Traveler: Jennifer Park (from the office of James Moran)
Destination: ROME-MILAN-VENICE
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP-VISIT AMERICAN/ITALIAN COMPANIES INVOLVED IN PROVIDING DEFENSE AND CIVIL TECHNOLOGIES TO US. VISITED AVIANO AIR FORCE BASE ON US OPERATIONS & MILITARY ISSUES
Date: Apr 9, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $10,301.38
source

Traveler: Brian Stout (from the office of Thomas Davis)
Destination: ROME TO MILAN TO VENICE
Purpose: VISIT AMERICAN COMPANIES ABROAD AND ITALIAN COMPANIES PROVIDING DEFENSE TECHNOLOGIES TO THE UNITED STATES. VISIT AVIANO AIR FORCE BASE AND U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE VATICAN
Date: Apr 9, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $10,497.10
source

Traveler: David Heil (from the office of Randy Cunningham)
Destination: ROME-MILAN-BELLAGIO-BOLOGNA-VENICE
Purpose: VISIT VARIOUS AMERICAN (ITALIAN COMPANIES DOING DEFENSE WORK. RECEIVE NATO COMBINED AIR OPS CENTER (CADC) BRIEFING (WHICH WAS CANCELLED). BRIEFING AND TOUR OF AVIANO AIR BASE AND DISCUSS MILCON ISSUES. TOUR AREOTRONICS FACILITY, BRIEFING BY US AMB TO ROME
Date: Apr 9, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $16,801.98
source

Traveler: Kelly Dixon (from the office of Thomas Reynolds)
Destination: ITALY - (ROME, BELLAGIO, BOLOGNA, VENICE)
Purpose: DEFENSE RELATED MEETINGS
Date: Apr 9, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $10,124.20
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Traveler: Edward Russell (from the office of Bill Frist)
Destination: ITALY
Purpose: DEFENSE FACT FINDING/BRIEFINGS
Date: Apr 10, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $16,246.53
source

Traveler: Howard Mckeon (from the office of Howard Mckeon)
Destination: WASHINGTON DULLES TO MILAN ITALY VENICE ITALY TO REAGAN NATIONAL
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION TO LEARN OF COMMON ITALIAN/AMERICAN DEFENSE INTERESTS
Date: Apr 11, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $10,261.15
source

Traveler: J Scott Bensing (from the office of John Ensign)
Destination: ITALY/TURKEY
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH TURKISH AND ITALIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS NATO INTEROPERABILITY AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL MILITARY ISSUES
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $19,886.10
source

Traveler: Nora Bomar (from the office of Kay Granger)
Destination: ROME, ITALY - ANKARA, TURKEY - ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $17,221.70
source

Traveler: Robert Cochran (from the office of Howard Mckeon)
Destination: ROME, ITALY-ANKARA, TURKEY-ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH TURKISH AND ITALIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, U.S. EMBASSY OFFICIALS, AND U.S. MILITARY OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS DEFENSE ISSUES AND THE ROLE OF U.S. BASED CONTRACTORS IN THOSE COUNTRIES
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $17,222.10
source

Traveler: Nancy Lifset (from the office of Randy Cunningham)
Destination: ROME, ITALY-ANTARA AND ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH TURKISH & ITALIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND CONTRACTORS TO DISCUSS NATO INTEROPERABILITY AND RELATED MILITARY ISSUES, MEETINGS WITH U.S. EMBASSY AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL IN ITALY AND TURKEY
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $9,588.63
source

Traveler: Christopher Caron (from the office of Tom Cole)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC (DCA)- LONDON, ENGLAND (GATWICK)
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO STUDY ISSUE OF MILITARY IMPORTANCE. DIRECTLY RELATED TO HOUSE ARMED SER
Date: Jul 24, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $19,977.21
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Traveler: Robert Head (from the office of Kay Granger)
Destination: LONDON, ENGLAND
Purpose: MEETINGS/FACT-FINDING
Date: Jul 24, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $19,977.19
source

Traveler: Kenneth Kraft (from the office of David Hobson)
Destination: LONDON, ENGLAND - NORMANDY, FRANCE
Purpose: TO VISIT BRITISH DEFENSE INSTALLATIONS, PRIVATE AND UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FACILITIES, UNITED STATES NAVY RESEARCH ACTIVITIES, AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION SITE
Date: Jul 25, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $11,554.90
source

Traveler: Mary Pearson (from the office of Henry Bonilla)
Destination: DEPART DULLES, ARRIVE BERLIN, TRAVEL TO DRESDEN, TRAVEL TO GARMISCH, TRAVEL TO HEIDELBERG, TRAVEL TO FRANKFURT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, ARRIVE WASHINGTON REGAN AIRPORT
Purpose: FACT FINDING. TO VISIT GENERAL ATOMICS GERMANY FACILITIES THAT ARE INVOLVED IN DEFENSE, HOMELAND SECURITY AND TRANSPORTATION AND U.S. MILITARY AND NATO FACILITIES/ORGANIZATIONS
Date: Aug 15, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $7,192.83
source

Traveler: Clark Johnson (from the office of Conrad Burns)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: FACT FINDING & TOUR OF FACILITIES
Date: Nov 10, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,240.00
source

Traveler: Patrick Magnuson (from the office of Mark Kirk)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA (SAN)
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT A NUMBER OF FEDERALLY FUNDED ENERGY AND DEFENSE PROGRAMS RUN BY GENERAL ATOMICS IN SAN DIEGO, INCLUDING ADVANCED FUSION TECHNOLOGY, THE PREDATOR PRODUCTION LINE, AND SURVEILLANCE TECHNOLOGY
Date: Jan 13, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,253.51
source

Traveler: Charles Atkins (from the office of Bart Gordon)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: TO INSPECT RESEARCH LAB FACILITIES AND RECEIVE BRIEFING
Date: Jan 13, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,198.59
source

Traveler: Brian Sowa (from the office of John Peterson)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/INFORMATIONAL TRIP PERTAINING TO ENERGY AND DEFENSE ISSUES
Date: Jan 13, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,259.93
source

Traveler: Robert Herbert (from the office of Harry Reid)
Destination: AUSTRALIA
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS INTEROPERABILITY AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL UAV ISSUES APPROPRIATE TO AUSTRALIA. MEET WITH SENIOR MINISTRY OF DEFENSE OFFICIALS AND U.S. EMBASSY REPRESENTATIVES
Date: Mar 17, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $15,126.94
source

Traveler: Susan Magill (from the office of John Warner)
Destination: MELBOURNE, PORT DOUGLAS, CAMBERRA, SYDNEY AUSTRALIA
Purpose: MEETINGS AND ON SITE INSPECTION WITH AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND U.S. EMBASSY REPS ON INTEROPERABILITY AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL UAV ISSUES APPROPRIATE TO AUSTRALIA
Date: Mar 17, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $13,401.48
source

Traveler: John Magill (from the office of Wally Herger)
Destination: MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
Purpose: FACT FINDING, EDUCATIONAL, MEETINGS WITH AUSTRALIAN OFFICIALS, LEGISLATORS AND U.S. EMBASSY PERSONNEL
Date: Mar 17, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $13,401.48
source

Traveler: Jennifer Park (from the office of James Moran)
Destination: MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA,-SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FACT FINDING TRIP FOR DEFENSE, TRADE, AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS. ATTENDED MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW; MEETINGS WITH MINISTRIES OF DEFENSE, FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Date: Mar 17, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $12,533.15
source

Traveler: Brian Stout (from the office of Thomas Davis)
Destination: MELBOURNE-CAIRUS-CANBERRA-SYDNEY
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL & FACT-FINDING TRIP-ATTENDED MELBOURNE INT'L AWSHOW AND MEETINGS WITH U.S. GOVERNMENT AND AUSTRALIAN GOV'T OFFICIALS
Date: Mar 17, 2005 (9 days)
Expense: $12,751.50
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Traveler: Robert Cochran (from the office of Howard Mckeon)
Destination: MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA TO CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA, TO CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA, TO SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA TO LOS ANGELES, CA
Purpose: TO MEET AND DISCUSS UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE ISSUES WITH AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND MEETINGS WITH U.S. EMBASSY OFFICIALS
Date: Mar 17, 2005 (10 days)
Expense: $28,446.36
source

Traveler: Nancy Lifset (from the office of Randy Cunningham)
Destination: AUSTRALIA
Purpose: TO VISIT WITH AUSTRALIAN OFFICIALS, MILITARY AND OTHERS ENGAGED IN U.S.-AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL SECURITY ISSUES
Date: Mar 17, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $14,473.16
source

Traveler: J Scott Bensing (from the office of John Ensign)
Destination: AUSTRALIA
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL REGARDING THE INTERNATIONAL WAR ON TERROR, IMMIGRATION, AND THE U.S.-AUSTRALIAN ALLIANCE
Date: Mar 18, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $26,495.70
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Traveler: John Ariale (from the office of Ander Crenshaw)
Destination: ITALY (TRAVELED IN COUNTRY TO ROME, MILAN, FLORENCE, AND VENICE)
Purpose: FACT-FINDING VISIT THAT FOCUSED ON FOREIGN OPERATIONS AND DEFENSE ISSUES
Date: Mar 25, 2005 (9 days)
Expense: $9,085.68
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Traveler: Robert Head (from the office of Kay Granger)
Destination: ITALY, ROME, MILAN, BELLAGIO, FLORENCE AND VENICE
Purpose: FACT FINDING VISIT WITH FOCUS ON FOREIGN OPERATIONS AND DEFENSE ISSUES
Date: Mar 25, 2005 (9 days)
Expense: $14,745.84
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Traveler: Amy Brusch (from the office of Todd Tiahrt)
Destination: ITALY
Purpose: VISIT VARIOUS AMERICAN/ITALIAN & ITALIAN COMPANIES INCLUDES IN PROVIDING A DEFENSE OR CIVIL TECHNOLOGIES TO THE U.S., VISIT AVIANO AFB AND RECEIVE BRIEFING ON US OPERATIONS/MILLON ISSUES
Date: Mar 25, 2005 (9 days)
Expense: $9,085.68
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Traveler: Michael Schuttloffel (from the office of Curt Weldon)
Destination: ITALY (TRAVELED IN COUNTRY TO ROME, MILAN, FLORENCE, AND VENICE)
Purpose: FACT-FINDING VISIT THAT FOCUSED ON FOREIGN OPERATIONS AND DEFENSE ISSUES, WITH A SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON AMERICAN-ITALIAN COOPERATION
Date: Mar 25, 2005 (9 days)
Expense: $15,572.96
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Traveler: Clayton Heil (from the office of Thad Cochran)
Destination: ITALY
Purpose: VISIT AMERICAN/ITALIAN COMPANIES INVOLVED IN PROVIDING DEFENSE/CIVIL TECHNOLOGIES TO THE UNITED STATES
Date: Mar 26, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $15,700.68
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Traveler: Stewart Holmes (from the office of Thad Cochran)
Destination: ITALY-ROME, BELLAGGIO, FLORENCE, VENICE
Purpose: VISIT AMERICAN/ITALIAN COMPANIES INVOLVED IN PROVIDING DEFENSE/CIVIL TECHNOLOGIES TO THE UNITED STATES
Date: Mar 26, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $15,700.68
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Traveler: Clark Johnson (from the office of Conrad Burns)
Destination: ITALY (ROME, BELLAGIO, BOLOGNA AND VENICE)
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP; MONTANANS PRESENT
Date: Mar 26, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $15,713.68
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Traveler: Mark Morrison (from the office of Robert Bennett)
Destination: ITALY
Purpose: FACT-FINDING, BRIEFINGS, TOURS
Date: Mar 26, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $15,726.68
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