Ross Spano, Tulsi Gabbard Team Up on TRICARE Reform Proposal
On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., paired up with a Democratic presidential candidate to bring out a bill to reform TRICARE for National Guard and Reserve personnel.
Jeanette Nuñez Takes Over as Chair of the Republican Lieutenant Governors Association
While Virginia will hold a lieutenant gubernatorial election this year and the gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey will pick running mates this year, Nuñez sounded more focused on 2022.
Scott Franklin Named to House Armed Services Committee
A former Navy pilot who graduated from Annapolis and rose to the rank of commander, Franklin weighed in on his new assignment on Thursday.
Ashley Moody Showcases Florida Veterans Legal Helpline to Help Protect Against Fraud
Last November, the attorney general’s Florida Military and Veteran Assistance Program and Bay Area Legal Services’ Florida Veterans Legal Helpline partnered to bolster ongoing efforts to protect Florida veterans and service members. With the recent one-year anniversary of the partnership, Moody encouraged service members and veterans to continue using the helpline for essential services and benefits tailored to protect our military community.
Air Force Plans to Rebuild Tyndall AFB With F-35 Fighters on Their Way
"Bringing this new mission to Tyndall ensures that the U.S Air Force is ready to dominate in any conflict."
Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Vote to Approve the NDAA
The U.S. House passed the NDAA on Tuesday on a 335-78 vote, more than the two-thirds majority to override a veto.
Florida’s Senators Urge VA To Help Veterans Impacted by Hurricane Michael
The two senators sent a letter to U.S. VA Sec. Robert Wilkie on the matter on Thursday after the hurricane hit parts of the Big Bend and the Panhandle.
Rick Scott: ‘Big Wins’ for Florida in National Defense Authorization Act
This week, with Scott onboard, the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee passed the $778 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)--around $25 billion higher than what the Biden administration first asked for.
Darren Soto Launches Valentines for Vets Initiative
The new program will have the congressman’s office encourage elementary school students from all around his district to write Valentine’s Day cards for veterans. The cards will be hand-delivered by Soto on Valentine’s Day to the Lake Nona VA Medical Center.
Marco Rubio Signs on to Bob Menendez’s Proposal to Help Support Greece’s Military
Menendez introduced the “U.S.-Greece Defense and Interparliamentary Partnership Act” this week with Rubio as a co-sponsor.
USAF Sending F-35 A Squadron to Elgin Air Force Base
The U.S. Air Force has tapped Elgin Air Force Base (AFB) to be the top a choice to redirect a F-35 A Fighter Training Squadron--and members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill are cheering the news.
Pointing to NAS Pensacola Terrorist Attack, Rick Scott Pushes Bill Reforming Training for Foreign...
Back in March, Scott brought out a proposal to reform how foreign nationals are trained at American bases. U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, is cosponsoring the bill in the U.S. Senate while U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., is championing the bill in the U.S. House with the support of U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla.