I do wish to recognize Senator Don Nickles; Senator James Inhofe; Representative J.C. Watts; Mr. Russell Perry
, who is representing Governor Keating today, Lieutenant General Paul Kern, Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology; Lieutenant General Randy Rigby, Deputy Commander General, U.S. Army Training & Doctrine Command and former Commanding General of Ft. Sill; Major General John Michitsch; Major General Leo Baxter; Mayor Larry Thoma and the Residents of Elgin; Mayor Cecil Powell and the residents of Lawton; and the leaders and members of the Lawton/Ft.
It is now my privilege to introduce to you Mr. Perry
who is representing Governor Keating and the state of Oklahoma at today's celebration.Mr. Perry is the Oklahoma Secretary of Commerce and his department has been a key leader in this state's efforts to create an industrial site suitable for the Crusader final assembly and test facility. Please welcome Mr. Perry.