Bishop Votes for Hill AFB Construction Funding

Today the House voted on H.R. 2029 which allows for the funding of a hangar and a flight simulator for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter at Hill Air Force Base. 

This bill also calls for the funding of storage facilities to safely house munitions and other critical items at the base. The passage of this bill will provide $38.4 million for HAFB.

Representative Rob Bishop offered the following statement:   

“A partnership has existed between the Air Force and the state of Utah that has mutually benefited U.S. national security and the Utah community for decades. This construction funding will enhance the crucial work being done at Hill and it will create numerous jobs for both active duty military members and civilians. I am proud of Hill’s 388th Fighter Wing and the Air Force Reserve’s 419th Fighter Wing for being at the forefront of our nation’s air defense. I will continue to support any measures that support Hill Air Force Base’s standing as a leader in military readiness.”