Thursday, 22 March 2018 17:14

Military Bases Matter

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ALBANY – On Wednesday, New York State Sen. Jim Tedisco (R-Glenville), Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) and legislative colleagues joined with the Capital Region Chamber’s Unified Military Affairs Council (UMAC) to bring attention to the over $1 billion economic impact made by the region’s military installations. 

Representatives from the Stratton Air National Guard Base in Scotia; the U.S. Army Watervliet Arsenal; Nuclear Power Training Unit in Ballston Spa; Naval Support Activity in Saratoga Springs and other Capital Region military units joined the lawmakers.

The UMAC is a program of the Capital Region Chamber in partnership with the Southern Saratoga County Chamber. It highlights the importance of the local military presence as a means to ensure its long-term viability and success. 

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