NewsMarch 20, 2018
$1 Billion Reasons Why The Capital Region Military Bases Matter
Tedisco, Santabarbara & Colleagues to Highlight Impact of Military Installations, Service Men & Women on Capital Region Economy
Senator Tedisco, Assemblyman Santabarbara & their colleagues to join with Unified Military Affairs Council to focus on work of Stratton Air National Guard Base, U.S. Army Watervliet Arsenal, Nuclear Power Training Unit Ballston Spa, and Naval Support Activity Saratoga Springs and other military units in the area
Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I, REF-Glenville), Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) and their legislative colleagues will join with the Capital Region Chamber’s Unified Military Affairs Council (UMAC) to bring attention to the over $1 billion economic impact made by the region’s military installations. Tedisco, Santabarbara and their colleagues will be joined by representatives from the Stratton Air National Guard Base in Scotia; the U.S. Army Watervliet Arsenal; Nuclear Power Training Unit in Ballston Spa; the Naval Support Activity Saratoga Springs and other military units in the Capital Region.
UMAC is a program of the Capital Region Chamber in partnership with the Saratoga County Chamber and the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County to highlight the importance of the military presence in the Capital Region and ensure its long-term viability and success. Senator Tedisco and Assemblyman Santabarbara, the legislative sponsors of UMAC Day at the New York State Capitol, also will be calling attention to the global, national, statewide and regional impact the Capital Region’s military units have in protecting our safety and security.
Tedisco, Santabarbara and their legislative colleagues will join with members of UMAC and representatives from the Capital Region’s military installations at a press conference on Wednesday, March 21st at 10:30 a.m. in Room 124 of the NYS Capitol.
WHO: Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville)
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam)
Mark Eagan, CEO Capital Region Chamber
Ray Gagnon, U.S. Marine Corps veteran, Chair of UMAC
Representatives from local military bases in Capital Region
WHAT: Tedisco, Santabarbara & colleagues to join with Capital Region Chamber’s Unified Military Affairs Council (UMAC) to highlight the more than $1 billion economic impact on Capital Region economy of local military bases.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 21st at 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Room 124, NYS State Capitol
CONTACT: Adam Kramer 518-441-5183
ALL MEDIA WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND
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