Courtesy of Lesley Fulop, Press Secretary, Sen. David Perdue /
ATLANTA, GA – U.S. Sen. David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, met with leaders from each of Georgia’s military communities May 9 to discuss how the state’s military bases can better work together to further strengthen Georgia’s contribution to our national defense.
“This meeting was a great example of the benefit of bringing together the military community groups from around Georgia, said Senator Perdue. “We heard some very impressive presentations and had a productive discussion about best practices for increasing our role as a state in our national defense.
“Maintaining our national security is one of the most important jobs we have in Congress. As a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, I am proud of the role our state plays in providing for our national security.”
Senator David Perdue was joined by representatives from over 15 military community groups advocating for each of Georgia’s nine bases.
“We are encouraged by Georgia’s support of the Department of Defense and our region is proud of the manner in which we have partnered with the state and our Georgia leadership in Washington to support our military,” said Brian Anderson, President & CEO, Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce, an area Fort Benning calls home. “It has been exciting to share and exchange ideas, experiences and focus on what roles we as well as our local and regional leadership may play to positively impact the future of our military partners in this great state of Georgia,” Anderson added.