Rep. Williams: Army Selects Greywolf Brigade on Fort Hood to Receive Newest Abrams Tank
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25), a representative of Fort Hood, today released the following statement after it was announced that troopers with the 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division are the first to receive the newest version of the M1 Abrams Tank:
“Our warfighters deserve the most modern, state-of-the-art equipment to defend American interests across the globe. I am proud to be a voice in Congress for the men and women serving on Fort Hood and am extraordinarily proud that the Department of the Army selected the Greywolf Brigade of the 1st Cavalry Division to field the newest M1 Abrams Tank. Tens of thousands of Soldiers and their families call Central Texas home and it is my privilege to not only be their voice in the U.S. House of Representatives, but to ensure that they have the best funding and resources available to fight and win our nation’s wars.”
Congressman Roger Williams represents the 25th Congressional District of Texas and serves as a member of the House Committee on Financial Services.