Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Scott announced on Sunday that he will head to Kuwait to meet with members of the Florida National Guard and Army Reservists from Orlando stationed at Camp Arifjan and Camp Buehring.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., score a win this week as their proposal to move veterans into the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields is building traction on Capitol Hill.
While U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., is a key ally to President Donald Trump, the Panhandle congressman has made it clear that he doesn’t think it’s a good idea to use the Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) passed in 2001 and 2002 against Iran.
This week, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., weighed in on foreign policy at the “Uniting for a Better Foreign Policy Luncheon.”
U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., has spent most of the past year calling on the federal government to rebuild Tyndall Air Force Base which was damaged heavily when Hurricane Michael hit Florida back in October.
Waltz, the first Green Beret to serve in Congress, introduced a proposal to have the White House and U.S. Defense Department create the United States Space Command “as a unified combatant command and repeal a conflicting directive in law for a subordinate command.”
“Servicemembers and their families deserve the best possible health care, and it’s up to Congress to make that happen,” said Moulton who is part of the crowded field running for the Democratic presidential nomination.
“These grants provide funding to defense-dependent communities to support advocacy and military community relations,” the governor’s office noted on Friday.
Despite the damage done to Tyndall Air Force Base by Hurricane Michael in October, a Florida congressman is urging the Air Force to resume F-22 training there on a short term basis.
The first time the president visited Panama City Beach, in June 2015, the unemployment rate in Florida was a disappointing 5.5 percent, and Bay County’s unemployment rate was only slightly lower, at 5.4 percent.