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BISMARCK – U.S. Senator and Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) member Kevin Cramer (R-ND) issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate confirming Barbara Barrett’s nomination to be U.S. Air Force Secretary:

“Military service is a source of pride for our state, a trait exemplified in part through the outstanding work of North Dakota’s Air Force and Air Guard instillations. Barrett has a clear understanding of why UAS, Space Force, the Arctic Mission, and a fully-funded, rebuilt military are important to North Dakota. I look forward to working with her, and I hope she is able to visit North Dakota now that she’s been confirmed.”

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Senator Cramer met with Barrett in September before voting to advance her nomination through SASC.