Jun 20 2015

In a statement about the bill, U.S. Sen Thom Tillis, R-N.C., highlighted an amendment that would increase the C-130 presence at Fort Bragg’s Pope Airfield, which is near Fayetteville.

“I am pleased my colleagues came together to pass this vital piece of legislation, which included my amendment to save the C-130 presence at Fort Bragg,” Tillis said. “Our men and women in uniform risk their lives each day and as we face increasing national security threats, both foreign and domestic, our troops need access to the top resources and tools available. While passage of the NDAA is a firm promise to our servicemembers, I now look forward to working with my friends across the aisle to quickly work through the appropriations process.”

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