Vocabulary – Senator Richard Brevard Russell, Jr.
Championed: verb; to defend, support, or promote a cause or person
Fierce: adjective; deeply and intensely felt and often aggressively expressed
Opponent: noun; somebody who opposes a course of action, or a cause or belief
Military Instillation: noun; A base, camp, post, station, yard, center, or other activity under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of a Military Department or, in the case of an activity in a foreign country, under the operational control of the Secretary of a Military Department or the Secretary of Defense. See also base; station.
Appropriation: noun; a sum of money that has been set aside from a budget, especially a government budget, for a specific purpose