In the FY2023 President's Budget, the Air National Guard has provided no funding for the Georgia CRTC located at the airport. The Chamber and our community leaders have organized an aggressive appeal to get this funding restored in Congressional mark-ups of the Air Force budget.
We have garnered the support of the entire Georgia Congressional delegation led by SEN Raphael Warnock and REP Buddy Carter. Bill Hubbard, Chamber President & CEO, "said it takes roughly $5 million to pay for the operations and sustainment of the CRTC and $6.5 million to pay for the manpower. It's puzzling the Air National Guard wants to close Savannah because it stands out as a national treasure.
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