Thursday 28 October 2021

KRG Representative meets with Congressman Don Bacon

Washington - D.C., USA ( - Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman had a warm and cordial meeting with Congressman Don Bacon (R-NE), member of the Armed Services Committee and retired Brigadier General, on October 28. 

They discussed the security issues in the region and U.S. support to the Peshmerga against ISIS. Ms. Abdul Rahman thanked the Congressman for cosponsoring H.Con.Res. 32, a resolution that marks the 30th anniversary of Operation Provide Comfort and recognizes the U.S. Kurdistan partnership today.

Congressman Bacon is a member of the Kurdish American Congressional Caucus.He grew up in Illinois and attended Northern Illinois University, from which he graduated with a Bachelors of Political Science in 1984, and later joined the U.S. Air Force, where he served nearly 30 years, ultimately retiring as a Brigadier General. Congressman Bacon served 16 assignments, including four deployments in the Middle East to include Iraq, in 2007 to 2008 during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM.