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

May 02, 2013, 13:20 ET from The Alliance for American Manufacturing

WASHINGTON, May 2, 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 10 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 1st & C Street NW or 1st & Constitution Avenue NW)

If you are unable to attend the briefing, please contact Kirk Monroe, for dial-in information.

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SOURCE The Alliance for American Manufacturing