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Rubio Campaign Press Release - Marco Rubio Rolls Out Coalition of Alabama Veterans Supporting His Campaign

February 21, 2016


February 21, 2016

Today, Team Marco rolled out an Alabama Veterans for Marco coalition.

As president, Marco has the plan to reform and modernize the VA so those that have served our country get the treatment they deserve.

Corporal Don Fischer is serving as Chairman for the coalition. Here's why he's backing Marco:

Marco Rubio has a proven track record when it comes to taking care of our veterans, leading the way to push through meaningful reforms in the Senate that will improve conditions for those who served our nation. I am supporting him because I know that when he is President, he will continue to build upon those efforts and ensure that those who have sacrificed for America receive the best care when they come home.

Colonel Pat Downing, another Marco supporter, added:

Throughout his career, protecting those who have worn our country's uniform has been a top priority for Marco Rubio, and I know he will continue that as President. In addition to taking care of those who carry the physical and invisible wounds of war, Marco has the foreign policy experience to keep our country safe which is why I'm proud to be voting for him.

Jeremy Adler, regional spokesman for the campaign, discussed how humbling it is to have the support of these heroes:

Our campaign is honored to have earned the support of these brave individuals who selflessly served our country. Throughout this campaign, Marco has not only highlighted what he has done on behalf of veterans, but stressed that we must improve the care that we offer them. We are proud that these heroic service-members will be a part of Marco's team to spread that message across Alabama.

See the full list:

Alabama Veterans for Marco*

LTC Virginia Branson — Army
Rachel Clinkscale — Gold Star Wife, Army
A1C Don Crocker — Air Force
Cpl Richard Davis — Marine Corps
Lt Col Harold Dobbs — Air Force
COL Patrick Downing — Army
Cpl Don Fisher — Marine Corps — Chairman of AL Veterans for Marco
Sgt AB Grantham — Marine Corps
Sgt Joshua Grantham — Marine Corps
TSgt Lewis Kelly — Air Force
Lt Col Walter King — Air Force
1stSgt Danny Langford Jr. — Marine Corps
COL Glenn Nivens — Army
GySgt Allen Perdue — Marine Corps
CAPT Hal Pierce — Navy
Capt Vaughn Poe — Marine Corps
COL Ed Smith — Army
CPT Jonathan Tullos — Army
SSgt Jason Tunnell — Air Force
MSgt Paul Williamson — Marine Corps
CPT Don Wolfe — Army

*Names are in alphabetical order

Marco Rubio, Rubio Campaign Press Release - Marco Rubio Rolls Out Coalition of Alabama Veterans Supporting His Campaign Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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