Tag: air force

Carlos Gimenez Leads South Florida Republicans Warning About China Buying Land Near Air Force...

A South Florida congressman is wondering why a company with close connections to the Chinese regime is buying land near an Air Force base in North Dakota. U.S. Rep. Carlos Gimenez, R-Fla., led almost 50...

John Rutherford: Will Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Hurt Military Recruiting Efforts?

U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., is leading Republicans on Capitol Hill in asking the Biden administration if the White House’s student loan forgiveness plan will hurt the military’s recruitment efforts. Rutherford teamed up with U.S....

Charlie Crist: Coast Guard Commandant Should Be Full Member of the Joint Chiefs of...

Crist paired with U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., on a bill to just that this week and offered the rationale behind the proposal.

Matt Gaetz Goes to Bat for Navy’s Tactical Combat Training System II

Last week, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., wrote a letter in support of the Navy’s Tactical Combat Training System II to Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, James Geurts.

Matt Gaetz Backs Air Force Growing Mission at Duke and Hurlburt Field

The first basing decision designates Duke Field as the preferred location to grow the 6th Special Operation Squadron (6 SOS) Aviation Foreign Internal Defense mission. The second basing decision designates Hurlburt Field as the preferred location for the addition of three to five A-29 aircraft.

Florida Delegation: Include Light Attack Program in National Defense Authorization Act

Members of the Florida delegation called on the leaders of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House Armed Services Committees to support the Light Attack program by ensuring any provisions included in the final National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 to allow the program to reach the next milestone necessary to transition to the battlefield.

Conservative Anna Paulina Luna Hopes to Take on Charlie Crist in 2020

On Monday, conservative leader Anna Paulina Luna ramped up her campaign for the Republican nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla.

Mike Waltz Pressed the Pentagon on Space Command, War on Terror

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.”

Most Tyndall AFB Missions Should Resume in Next Three Months

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., spoke with U.S. Air Force Sec. Heather Wilson last week and offered an update on Friday, noting that the Air Force will resume nine of the 14 missions at Tyndall over the course of the next three months.