Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), member of the House Armed Services Committee and Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Readiness, announced the hiring of Ms. Courtney Carrow to serve as her Legislative Assistant for Military Affairs.

“I am excited to have Courtney join our team,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “Protecting and strengthening the interests of Fort Drum and working to undo the damaging effects the sequester is having on our military are key priorities of mine in Congress and in my work on the House Armed Services Committee. Courtney brings a wealth of experience and skill that will help me accomplish these goals and serve our North Country constituents.”

Ms. Carrow has a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and a Master’s degree from the Naval War College. As an officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve since 2011, she has been deployed to Afghanistan and served as the Navy conduit throughout to the International Security Assistance Force during the Afghan Presidential election. Ms. Carrow most recently has served as Senior Legislative Assistant to House Armed Services Committee Member Rob Wittman (R-VA-01). She begins work in Congresswoman Stefanik’s office effective immediately.