Bishop Again Nominated to Armed Services Committee
WASHINGTON – Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Armed Services, has announced the nomination of Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) to serve as a senior member of the committee. Following his nomination, Bishop released this statement:
“I am again honored to be nominated to serve on this important committee. Utah’s Hill Air Force Base remains one of my highest priorities. From this position, I will continue to keep Hill’s strategic importance at the forefront of our decision-making.
“As Utah’s only representation on an Armed Service committee, I will promote the value Utah’s active duty service members, as well as the civilian workers in their support of common defense.
“We are in the midst of rebuilding our military after a long era of defense cuts by the previous administration. This rebuilding must continue to assure America’s position of power in the world today.”