Joseph R. Kurz accepted command responsibility today during the time-honored “Passing of the Colors” ceremony, during which he accepted the BGAD “colors” (flag) from the Commander of BGAD’s higher headquarters, symbolically representing the acceptance of his new position and responsibilities. Colonel Kurz, a native of Florida, served in the middle east during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. In addition to B.A. and M.S. degrees in Public Administration and Logistics Management, respectively, he holds a Master of Military Art and Science (M.M.A.S) degree from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are the values on which our great nation was founded. Written in the Declaration of Independence, these words ring true for all Americans and have held fast for more than two centuries. Ratified on July 4, 1776, the Declaration has long been held in the hearts of the American people as a source of hope and inspiration to protect the freedoms we hold so dear. Continue reading SENATOR JARED CARPENTER’S LEGISLATIVE UPDATE→
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released the following statement regarding the executive order signed today by President Trump:
“The safety of Americans and the security of our nation require that people who illegally cross our border are not simply released into the United States. But when families with children breach our border, we should keep those families together whenever possible while our legal system fairly and promptly evaluates their status. Continue reading McConnell Statement on the President’s Executive Order→