U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) is a U.S. Army Veteran. He is the senior member of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and senior member of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee. He also serves on the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce Science, & Transportation and the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship.
An avid pilot with over 11,000 flight hours, Inhofe became the only member of the Senate to fly an airplane around the world when he recreated Wiley Post’s legendary trip around the globe.
The conservative publication, Human Events, in editorializing on a recent “Top 10 Most Outstanding Conservative Senators,” ranked Inhofe number one saying he is an “unabashed conservative” and noted that “he’s unafraid to speak his mind.”
In 2013, National Journal magazine ranked Inhofe among the top five most conservative members of the Senate.
Jim has been married to his wife, Kay, for 57 years. They have 20 kids and grandkids.
Watch Sen. Inhofe’s address to the conference below.