House Representatives Gwen Moore and Ilhan Omar to visit Fort McCoy
FORT MCCOY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- In a statement released Friday, Sept. 24, U.S. House Representative Gwen Moore announced that she, alongside U.S. House Representative Ilhan Omar, will be visiting Fort McCoy with members of the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition.
According to the statement from the Office of Congresswoman Moore, the visit will happen on Saturday, Sept. 25.
The release reveals that Representatives Moore and Omar will receive a tour and briefing from federal military officials in order to "learn about the logistical planning and operations underway at Fort McCoy to facilitate the resettlement of Afghan refugees in the U.S."
Congresswoman Omar has served the 5th congressional district in Minnesota, which includes areas of Minneapolis, since 2019.
Congresswoman Moore has held office as the Congresswoman for Wisconsin's 4th congressional district since 2005.