Hoeven Statement on Passing of Brigadier General Al Palmer

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement on the passing of Brigadier General (Ret.) Al Palmer.

“Brigadier General Palmer was a pivotal leader in North Dakota aviation and aerospace and served our nation honorably as a member of both the Air Force and the North Dakota Air National Guard. We look back on his life with gratitude for the many contributions he made, not only in defending our nation, but also in supporting the training of generations of pilots and helping advance North Dakota’s leadership in unmanned aviation. He will be missed and remembered fondly. Mikey and I send our thoughts and prayers to his family and loved ones.”