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Sen. Portman impressed with 178th Wing's capabilities

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Sen Portman impressed with 178th Wing’s capabilities
U.S. Sen. Rob Portman tours the 178th Wing’s facilities, Springfield Air National Guard Base, Springfield Ohio as part of his national defense tour across Ohio Aug. 28.
This five-day tour is scheduled to cover each of Ohio’s military installations.
Portman toured and received briefings and facility tours at both the Intelligence Surveillance, Reconnaissance Group and Operations Group.
“Both for our military and also our economy, it’s really important to have these bases here and I was really impressed with all I saw today in Springfield,” Portman said. “I expect this mission will continue to be absolutely critical and I hope to attract other missions here as well.”