Topic: El Paso TX
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Green visited soldiers from Fort Campbell’s own 101st Airborne Division 3rd Brigade Combat Team at the United States-Mexico border last Friday.
While in El Paso, Representative Green met leadership from the 3rd Brigade and fellow soldiers from the 7th District of Tennessee. He also toured various operations centers at Fort Bliss as well as sections of the U.S.-Mexico border where Rakkasans are stationed.
Nashville, TN – Nashville Sounds closer David Carpenter was named to the All-Pacific Coast League team as announced by the league office today, Monday August 26th, 2019. The team is selected through voting by the league’s managers and media representatives.
Carpenter, 34, is 2-0 with a 1.77 ERA (7 ER/35.2 IP) in 36 games. Carpenter leads all of Triple-A Baseball with 20 saves and has converted all but one opportunity. The West Virginia native has a 1.12 WHIP, 40 strikeouts and has limited Pacific Coast League hitters to a .220 batting average.
Washington, D.C. – I’m not sure who decided to call the Senate’s August work period “recess,” but it could use a rebrand. I’m using this month to reconnect with Tennesseans from all corners of our great Volunteer State.
This past week, I visited Middle Tennessee, and received updates from local businessmen, health care professionals, and local officials who are tuned in to the region’s many successes, and emerging opportunities for growth.
Tennessee’s strong workforce, right-to-work law, and central location make companies eager to set up shop.
Nashville, TN – Saturday morning, someone walked into a mall in El Paso and started shooting. 20 dead 26 injured. Less than 24 hours later someone walked into a bar in Dayton and started shooting. 9 dead 27 injured.
Virginia Tech. Sandy Hook. Orlando. Las Vegas.
32. 27. 49. 58.
We are beyond crisis.
American children are afraid of school. Not because of bullying, or worrying about a math test. They’re afraid of being shot.
Washington, D.C. – Today, August 5th, 2019, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio:
“The mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton were horrific tragedies perpetrated by evil individuals, and I condemn all forms of hate and hateful acts of any kind. The actions of law enforcement officers and first responders in stopping both shooters saved lives and allowed the wounded to get immediate care.
Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers, Family build bonds during USO Warrior Week at APSU
Clarksville, TN – During USO Warrior Week at Austin Peay State University (APSU), Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers and their Family members had a chance to discover new activities, together, recently.
USO Warrior Week, held in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Fort Campbell, Kentucky and El Paso, Texas, is an annual event for wounded, ill and injured service members and their families. It features free, therapeutic and recreational activities, events and music for participants to enjoy and explore together.
It is Time to Act on Border Security
Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, June 12th, 2018, I spoke on the Senate floor about the need for additional resources to secure the southern border — following my trip to the El Paso Texas sector last week.
Every day our agents are carrying out their job. I am grateful to them for their service and am so impressed by their resolve to protect this nation.
They go out underfunded, disrespected, not knowing what they are going to encounter.
Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) spoke on the Senate floor about the dire need for additional resources to secure the southern border following her trip to the El Paso Texas sector last week.
On Officials at the Border: “They are carrying out their job every single day. I am grateful to them for their service. I am so impressed by their resolve to protect this nation. They go out underfunded, disrespected, not knowing what they are going to encounter.”
Washington, D.C. – On Friday, June 7th, 2019, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) traveled to the El Paso Sector migrant processing center in West Texas to meet with Customs and Border Patrol officials about the ongoing crisis at the border.
Senator Blackburn wrote the following about her trip.
On Friday, I visited the El Paso Sector Customs and Border Patrol/Department of Homeland Security migrant processing center in West Texas, where overcrowded facilities can barely contain the illegal immigrants apprehended each day.
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, June 8th, 2019, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Fox News’ Neil Cavuto to discuss her trip to the border in El Paso, Texas, on Friday to meet with Customs and Border Patrol officials.
Senator Blackburn also discussed how Congress should assess the size of big tech companies.
“The fact that Mexico is going to put their National Guard throughout the country, but primarily on that Southern border, and then again at the U.S.-Mexico border to stop this flow….This is a positive step,” said Blackburn.
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