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Foxx-Supported Bill to Improve Military Barracks Passes in House PDF Print
Written by Adam Hicks   
Friday, 26 June 2009 06:09

A bill that Congresswoman Virginia Foxx championed passed through the House of Representatives yesterday.

 

According to Foxx’ spokesperson, Aaron Groen, the Sustain, Support, and Defend Act of 2009 is bipartisan and would work to improve on-base housing for soldiers living in Army barracks.

 

The bill would not have individual units maintain barracks.  Instead, it would designate a separate maintenance team to be responsible for barracks housing.

 

Foxx’ office says the legislation aims to prevent sub par housing conditions for military personnel.

 

In a released statement, Foxx said, “America’s soldiers deserve on-base housing that reflects our nation’s commitment to their well-being.  After all they have sacrificed, the least we can do is ensure their housing meets rigorous quality standards – and this legislation will help put practices in place to keep housing standards high.”

 

  
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