This week Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack helped to break ground on the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan, Kansas.
Secretaries Johnson and Vilsack were joined by a number of dignitaries on Wednesday to celebrate the groundbreaking, including Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran of Kansas, Reps. Tim Huelskamp and Lynn Jenkins and others.Remarks from Secretaries Vilsack and Johnson at NBAF groundbreaking Remarks from Gov. Brownback at NBAF groundbreaking Remarks from Sens. Roberts and Moran at NBAF groundbreaking Remarks from Reps. Huelskamp and Jenkins at NBAF groundbreaking