Missile Defense Advocate to Visit Camp Garfield in March

January 28, 2019

Business Journal Daily:

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The founder of an advocacy group that supports the development of missile defense systems for the United States and its allies is expected to tour Camp James A. Garfield Joint Military Training Center in March, officials say.

Riki Ellis, founder and chairman of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance, based in Alexandria, Va., plans to visit the base March 6, said Guy Coviello, president of the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber Foundation.

“That organization last year went on the record saying that Camp Garfield is the best place to put a ground-based missile defense system,” Coviello said after addressing guests at the chamber’s Good Morning Austintown breakfast Friday at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course.

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