Gov. Daugaard’s Statement On PRTC Expansion
PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard issued the following statement today commending the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to approve the Air Force’s expansion of the Powder River Training Complex.
“I am pleased that the Powder River Training Complex has finally been approved,” Gov. Daugaard said. “This expanded airspace will provide tremendous benefits to the Air Force, including the servicemen and women stationed at Ellsworth Air Force Base. I appreciate the efforts of Sen. Thune, the Ellsworth Development Authority, the Ellsworth Task Force and others as we worked with the Department of Defense to bring this project to fruition.”