State of North Dakota Archives: on Homeland Security

Rick Berg: Core responsibility is to have a strong military

America is the greatest force for good in the world. Our freedom and the will to defend it is a shining example for other nations. In order to continue to serve as a guide and aid to other nations, we must maintain our strength at home and commit ourselves to ensuring that America's forces are modern, capable, and agile enough to effectively deal with threats abroad.

The world and its threats are changing, but America's position as a principled and strong leader must not.

One of our core responsibilities is to have a strong military. North Dakota is home to thousands of veterans and service members, two Air Force Bases, and numerous Air and Army National Guard Posts. North Dakota's bases perform vital missions and I support their continued role in keeping America safe.

Source: N.D. Congressional 2002 National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 2002

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