Press Briefing to Unveil New Report on U.S. Military Dependence on Foreign Suppliers; Study Urges Stronger U.S. Manufacturing Sector to Protect National Security
In the wake of new Pentagon allegations that China’s military is hacking government computers (http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-06/china-s-military-ambitions-growing-pentagon-report-finds.html), I invite you to participate in tomorrow’s press briefing on a new report which reveals US defense vulnerabilities. Report author, General John Adams and Alliance for American Manufacturing President, Scott Paul are available for interviews.
WASHINGTON, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Remaking American Security, a new report by Brigadier General John Adams (U.S. Army, Retired), finds America’s national security and the health of the nation’s defense industrial base are in jeopardy because of an increasing reliance on foreign suppliers for critical defense materials. The report, which will be released at a May 8 press briefing with leading Members of Congress on Capitol Hill, offers ten recommendations to make America more independent and strengthen our national security by safeguarding America’s industrial base.
Brigadier General John Adams (U.S. Army, Retired), president, Guardian Six Consulting
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.)
U.S. Representative Mo Brooks (R-Ala.)
U.S. Representative Tim Ryan (D-Ohio)
Scott Paul, president, Alliance for American Manufacturing
Remaking American Security: Supply Chain Vulnerabilities & National Security Risks Across the U.S. Defense Industrial Base
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
11:30 a.m. ET
Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G11 (SDG11)
(Entrance at 1(st) & C Street NW or 1(st) & Constitution Avenue NW)
If you are unable to attend the briefing, call in to 888-539-3696 passcode 9105772. Live streaming will be available at: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/buyamerican.
The Alliance for American Manufacturing is a non-profit, non-partisan partnership formed in 2007 by some of America’s leading manufacturers and the United Steelworkers to explore common solutions to challenging public policy topics such as job creation, infrastructure investment, international trade, and global competitiveness. For more information, please visit www.americanmanufacturing.org.
Kirk Monroe, Prism Public Affairs
SOURCE Alliance for American Manufacturing