Congressman Gregg Harper visited Key Field on Saturday for a briefing on the C-27J flying mission and Air Operations ground mission.
Congress is considering whether to cut the missions from the 2013 budget. Meanwhile, planning for the missions is moving forward.
Harper says everyone has done an exceptional job performing their duties and he says that he is hoping for the best concerning the possible budget cuts.
During his visit, Harper was also issued an award that he says he will be taking back to his office in Washington.