Congressman Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, and Congresswoman Debbie Lesko, R-Arizona, introduced a House Resolution recognizing the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program as a critical component of America’s national security.
With 40 original cosponsors, this bipartisan resolution reaffirms the F-35’s vital role for maintaining air superiority to preserve global security and stability.
“The F-35 Resolution introduced redoubles Congress’ commitment to the F-35 program and the importance of bolstering and maintaining our national security and the security of our allies,” Veasey said in a March 5 news releasee. “I’m proud that Dallas-Fort Worth is home to the development and production of F-35s and continue to believe in the mission of this vital program.”
Lesko said Luke Air Force base is the largest F-35 operating base in the world, training pilots from around the world Arizona.
“The F-35 is imperative to Luke Air Force Base, the U.S. military, and to our national security. I am encouraged by all of my colleagues who agree that the F-35 should be supported for years to come,” Lesko said.