Two hundred and thirty-seven years ago, our
nation�s founders put their lives on the line so we can enjoy the
God-given inalienable rights of all free people.
Today, our men and
women in uniform and their families continue to make tremendous
sacrifices to protect the freedoms that make America
Missouri has long
served a vital role in the defense of our country. As one of three
Senators to serve on both the defense authorizing and appropriations
committees, I will continue working to protect our military
readiness and ensure our men and women in uniform have the resources they need
to defend our country.
This Fourth of July and every day, we
pay tribute to the brave men and women in Missouri and all over the
world who have served and sacrificed to preserve our freedoms. It's
because of their courage that we live in the freest nation in the world �
a nation that remains an example to all who seek the liberties and
opportunities that we enjoy every day.
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