Press Release

July 21, 2010
STATEMENT BY U.S. SENATOR BENJAMIN L. CARDIN ON USNS COMFORT



WASHINGTON –
U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD) issued the following statement regarding news reports that the Navy is considering moving the USNS Comfort from Baltimore to Norfolk, VA.:



 



“The USNS Comfort has taken on the difficult mission of saving lives and addressing some of the most difficult medical cases – all from the Port of Baltimore,” said S
enator Cardin. “I believe the resources of the Port of Baltimore have enabled the Comfort to fulfill its mission and there is no reason to spend money on a costly move to Norfolk.”


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