WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) shared an update with business and community leaders from North Alabama during the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber’s annual trip to Washington, D.C. Senator Tuberville provided an update on his work to bolster the diverse industries in the region and reiterated his support for U.S. Space Command (SPACECOM) coming to Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville. He praised the role of the region’s education, technology, and defense capabilities in making Huntsville the perfect location for SPACECOM.
Senator Tuberville also previewed the lineup of other speakers addressing the crowd, including U.S. Senators Katie Britt (R-AL), Pete Ricketts (R-NE), Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY), Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ), and Jerry Moran (R-KS).
Senator Tuberville’s remarks follow his recent visit to Madison County, where he met with local defense, financial, and cyber stakeholders, making stops at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, National Children’s Advocacy Center, and Alabama A&M University.
On Monday, Coach defended Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville as the rightful home of SPACECOM in a letter in The Washington Post. On March 8, Coach defended Huntsville on the U.S. Senate floor in response to false attacks from the Colorado delegation.
Senator Tommy Tuberville represents Alabama in the United States Senate and is a member of the Senate Armed Services, Agriculture, Veterans’ Affairs, and HELP Committees.