Updates at the bottom; first reporting October 2: U.S. Sen. Lindsey
Graham will be in Beaufort on Monday to hold a press conference voicing his support for the F35B Joint Strike Fighter program out at MCAS Beaufort, according to the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce.
The press conference will be held at the chamber offices, 1106 Carteret St. According to the chamber all are welcome to attend the press conference.
Updated October 4: The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce has uploaded a video of this morning's press conference to its ExperienceBeaufortSC YouTube page. The Operation F35-Beaufort Facebook campaign also has uploaded a couple of photos to its page.
All of the major, local media outlets were at this morning's press conference, and we will update with their coverage as well as we see it.
Update: Here's WTOC 11's video report which also talks a bit about the controversy surrounding the planes.
The Island Packet also has a write-up that doesn't add too much new info.
- For more information about the F35 and the debate check out our F35 topic page here.