May 20, 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KSWO) – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) returned to Washington, D.C. right now, Nov. 14, from main a congressional delegation to the Horn of Africa.

The journey was meant to attach the delegation with members of the Oklahoma Military Nationwide Guard serving within the area as a part of Job Power Tomahawk. Specifically, the delegation visited with troops stationed in Djibouti and Kenya.

In a press launch, Lankford stated the expertise of seeing members of the Oklahoma Nationwide Guard abroad was inspiring.

“Seeing our Oklahoma Guard members proudly defend our nation half-way around the globe was humbling and provoking,” Lankford stated. “They’re secure, motivated, and able to end the final three months of their lengthy deployment to allow them to get dwelling to their households. They’re an ocean away from their households, however their mission is an important nationwide process of safety and confronting the rising terrorist risk in Africa. Our nation has realized the arduous manner that we can not assume terrorism on the opposite facet of the globe is not going to have an effect on the homeland.”

Senator Markwayne Mullin, (R-OK) and Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt additionally travelled with Lankford as a part of the delegation.

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