May 15, 2013
September 8, 2011
Salmon for Congress
“Very few elected officials have a track record as solidly conservative and accomplished as Matt Salmon and I am honored to support his campaign to return to Congress”
EAST VALLEY – Former Congressman and candidate for Arizona’s 6th Congressional District Matt Salmon announced today that his campaign has received the endorsement from Republican Pinal County Supervisor Bryan Martyn. Martyn released the following statement regarding his endorsement of Matt Salmon:
“Very few elected officials have a track record as solidly conservative and accomplished as Matt Salmon and I am honored to support his campaign to return to Congress. With Matt, his word is his bond and he will bring to Washington the same strong principles he served with in Congress before. I’m excited to join a growing coalition of exceptional public servants who have endorsed Matt Salmon for Congress.”
“Bryan Martyn is unquestionably one of the rising conservative leaders in Arizona and I am thrilled to have his support,” stated Matt Salmon. “Bryan’s distinguished military record has enabled him to lead his county with impeccable integrity and strong leadership. Bryan represents the very best in our party and I am excited to work with him to get our country and state headed in the right direction.”
About Bryan Martyn
Retired United States Air Force Helicopter Pilot Bryan Martyn was elected to represent District Two on the Pinal County Board of Supervisors in 2008, coming to local public service after more than 20 years of serving the nation.
Raised in Arizona, Martyn graduated from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University with a Bachelor’s in Aeronautics and later received his graduate degree in Defense Management from American Military University. Since his retirement, Martyn, has graduated from the prestigious Valley Leadership Program (Class XXVIII) and Hispanic Leadership Institute-Pinal (Class VI).
In his service to the nation, Martyn served in both the Army and the Air Force. He flew combat aircraft, such as the AH-64A Apache Helicopter and the Sikorsky MH-53M Pave Low. His combat experience includes tours in Desert Shield/Storm, Bosnia, Africa and multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Currently, Martyn lives in San Tan Valley with his wife of 24 years, Susie, and three sons.
About Matt Salmon
Matt Salmon was first elected to the United States Congress in 1994 and served until 2000, honoring his term limit pledge. A proud fiscal conservative, Salmon was rated in the top five among all 535 members of the House and Senate by Citizen’s Against Government Waste for all six years he was in office. He is a lifetime member of the NRA with an A+ rating and also earned a 100% rating by the National Right to Life. He was also the proud recipient of the American Cancer Society’s “Top National Elected Official” award.
Matt Salmon has received endorsements from Arizona Congressman Trent Franks, former Arizona Congressman John Shadegg, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, South Dakota Senator John Thune, East Valley mayors Gail Barney (Queen Creek), Hugh Hallman (Tempe) and John Insalaco (Apache Junction).