14 October 2015
During a visit to General Dynamics UK in Oakdale, Rob Rolley, EDGE UK Champion, briefed US Congressmen about the philosophy of EDGE UK and demonstrated a number of projects that have been completed and entered service with the British Armed Forces.
The delegation consisted of members from the ‘Friends for Wales Caucus’, which is made up of Congressmen from across the US who have close links with Wales through business, education and family connections. The caucus was established in February 2014 and currently has 19 members.
Congressman Morgan Griffith (9th District of Virginia) and Congressmen Kenny Merchant (Texas’ 24th District) were joined by Philip Adam Harbison, Legislative Director for Congressman Morgan Griffith, Stephen Coffey, Legislative Assistant for Congressman Matt Cartwright (17th District of Pennsylvania) and Mitchell Rivard, Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director for Congressman Dan Kildee (5th District of Michigan) during their visit to Oakdale.