Tag: joint base

Cloutless Kim fails to secure jobs-rich Army headquarters for Joint Base

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — Andy Kim is proving to be a dud in his role as Fort Dix’s new advocate-in-chief. After his 2018 victory over incumbent Republican Tom MacArthur, Kim secured a hard-to-get seat on the House Armed Services Committee. Read More

Rep. Smith: Media reports of military base cuts for border wall funding are inaccurate

LAKEHURST, N.J. — No funds for New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst are imperiled by the ongoing war over funding for President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexican Border Wall project. That’s the message Rep. Chris Smith (R-4), New Jersey’s last remaining Republican congressman, Read More

MacArthur Praises Trump’s Planned Military Buildup

President Donald Trump called for a $54 billion increase in federal military spending in Tuesday’s State of the Union-like address, Save Jerseyans, and one of New Jersey’s Congressman is happy for it. “I’m glad the President is committed to restoring Read More

House Armed Services Committee Chair comes to town for MacArthur

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Chairman Mac Thornberry of the House Armed Services Committee is coming South Jersey this Friday, Save Jerseyans, and while the official reason for the visit is a tour of the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, it’s Read More

MacArthur helps rescue KC-10 (and joint base) from retirement

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As promised, Save Jerseyans, freshman Rep. Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) led the charge on behalf of thousands of his constituents employed by the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Wednesday night, securing language in the Fiscal Year Read More

MacArthur assumes Vice Chairmanship of armed services subcommittee

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog He’s off to a strong start, Save Jerseyans.  Earning early accolades for setting a furious, district-centric work pace, including leading the effort to save the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst that’s fate is somewhat tied Read More