I believe that using Military Contractors have cost our government Billions of dollars. While I was in the Navy, I spent time in the food service and facilities maintenance. It was time well spent in support of our mission and my shipmates. It build a sense of ownership over the equipment and the facilities that we used.
Over the last 10 years, I have read many stories about shoddy work by contractors and construction companies that have taken the place, at additional expense, of the internal operations support personnel that used to be fellow members of the Armed Forces. I think it's wrong, and I wish it would stop.
Please co-sponsor S.1428 in the Senate, and let's fix this problem.
Dear Mr. Lupkes:
Thank you for contacting me regarding S.1428, the Stop Outsourcing
Security Act, which is currently pending in the United States Senate. I
appreciate knowing your views on this matter.
In the Senate, this legislation falls under the jurisdiction of the
Armed Services Committee. While I am not a member of that Committee, I
want to assure you that I will be following the progress of this bill
and will keep your views in mind if this or related legislation comes
before the full Senate for consideration.
Again, thank you for contacting me. I hope you will continue to keep in
United States Senator
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