Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Isakson to Visit Robins Air Force Base on Sept. 3


Senator Johnny Isakson is the Chair of the Senate Veterans Committee and his office issued  the following:

Isakson to Visit Robins Air Force Base on Sept. 3
ATLANTA – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today announced that he will tour and meet with senior officials at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Ga., on Thursday, September 3, 2015. His visit is part of a tour of four Georgia military bases over two days.
Isakson’s visit to Robins Air Force Base will include a briefing from Base Command, the JSTARS Wing and a briefing and lunch with 21st Century Partnership and Robins Command Team. Isakson will be joined by U.S. Reps. Tom Graves, R-Ga., and Austin Scott, R-Ga., during his visit to Robins Air Force Base.
The Georgia delegation’s two-day tour of military instillations across the state follows a series of Washington, D.C.-based meetings that Isakson has led with senior Pentagon officials from each of the branches of the armed services to discuss the importance of Georgia-based equities and assets and the critical roles each play in our national defense.
The media will be invited to meet with Isakson and the delegation at press briefings at each of the base tours. Media must RSVP to Amanda_Maddox@isakson.senate.gov no later than Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015.
WHO:             U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson
WHERE:       Robins Air Force Base Museum of Aviation
Eagle Building - First Floor Rotunda
1942 Heritage Blvd
Robins AFB, Ga. 31098
WHEN:          1:00 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
                WHAT:          Media Availability
Isakson is also chair of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and has made it a priority in Congress to ensure our nation’s veterans are given the care and support they deserve once they have returned home from the battlefield. Isakson recently held an official field hearing of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee in Gainesville, Ga., on August 21, 2015, regarding the Veterans Choice program.