Letter from Thomfer to Chairman Principi and the Commissioners Page: 1 of 5
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Chairman Anthony Principi
2521 S. Clark Street
Arlington, VA 22202
Dear Chairman Principi:
I urge you to convey my interest in maintaining the military installation NAS JRB Willow Grove,
located in Horsham, Pennsylvania. This installation is the model of joint use base facilities whose
Working Joint operations including all sevices except Coast Guard.
Extremy large Multi Force Reserve contingent that DOD can draw from.
Critical/strategic location near all Northeast Corridor major metropolitan and port areas.
Vital part of Homeland Defense & Security for the East Coast.
Modern 8,000 foot runway and modern Digital Radar Air Control System-one of only four
in the United States, and avalifable for Emergency Preparedness and operations.
Newly constructed Navy Lodge that greatly enhanced the versitility of the base.
. Huge economic impact to our local region.
. Strong community support.
I appreciate your representation and thank you for conveying this strong message.
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Letter from Thomfer to Chairman Principi and the Commissioners, letter, June 28, 2005; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc16529/m1/1/: accessed January 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.