Congressman Turner released the following statement after receiving a letter of support from Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the Natural Resources Committee, on Congressman Turner’s ongoing investigation into the NAHF’s finances. Chairman Bishop also praised Congressman Turner’s Blue Ribbon Panel and will appoint a liaison from his staff to monitor the progress.

“I am pleased to receive the support of the Chairman of the Natural Resources Committee, Rob Bishop. Together, we share the same concerns for the NAHF and we look forward to the Blue Ribbon Panel’s recommendation’s on how we can move the NAHF into the future.” 

Below is an excerpt from the letter to Congressman Turner from Chairman Bishop:

“As Chairman of the Natural Resources Committee and a Senior Member of the Armed Services Committee, I understand the importance of the NAHF’s ability to execute its Congressionally Chartered mission to honor national pioneers in aviation.”

"In addition, I will be appointing from my office a liaison to the Blue Ribbon Panel for the purposes of monitoring the progress of their work.”