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According to the speaker’s office, the FDSTF “preserves, protects, and enhances Florida’s military missions and installations” and “works with Florida’s Base Commanders, helps improve transportation access to Florida’s military installations, and works to strengthen state support for military families and veterans, and more.”
The Adjutant General for the Florida National Guard, Maj. Gen. James Eifert, announced on Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Ron DeSantis Announces More than $722,000 in Additional Grants to Protect Florida Military Installations
The award recipients include the Florida Department of Military Affairs, the Bay County Board of County Commissioners and the city of Jacksonville. This grant award, combined with the previous award this fiscal year, results in a $1,447,400 commitment by the FDSTF to Florida’s defense communities.
On Monday, as riots and protests continue across the nation in response to George Floyd’s murder, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that he was calling up 700 members of the Florida National Guard soldiers and 1,300 Florida Highway Patrol troopers to support local law enforcement efforts.
“The United States Constitution mandates a national census count be conducted every 10 years and Florida will do its part to support the federal government’s efforts,” said DeSantis.
Ron DeSantis announced the launch of the Governor’s Initiative on Lawyers Assisting Warriors (GI LAW) on Thursday.
“I am pleased to appoint Major General James Eifert as the next adjutant general of Florida,” said DeSantis. “As a veteran myself, this is a responsibility I take seriously as I know the importance of strong leadership in our military."