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Brian Mast Wants a Wounded Warrior Bill of Rights

Last week, with the support of members of the Florida delegation, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., introduced a proposal to create a “Wounded Warrior Bill of Rights.” Mast’s office insisted the bill will help “cut...

Ron DeSantis: Military and Defense Industry Supports 860,000 Jobs Across Florida

Last week, showcasing a new economic analysis, Gov. Ron DeSantis noted the important role the military plays in Florida’s economy. According to the governor’s office, “Florida’s military and defense industry supported more than 860,000 jobs...

Rick Scott: Congress Needs to Prioritize Funds for Military, Veterans and Seniors in Debt...

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., led Republicans in pushing a proposal “to ensure the federal government prioritizes funding for our military, veterans and seniors should the federal debt ceiling be reached with...

Ashley Moody Showcases Resources Available to Service Members During Military Consumer Protection Month

The release comes as the nation recognizes National Military Consumer Protection Month. The guide is full of information about common scams targeting military members, veterans and their families.

Mark Hedman: 10‭ ‬Companies with Veteran Hiring Programs

The transition out of the military can be incredibly hard since most service members firmly adhere to the military way of life. Careers are different in the private sector, and many vets are still trying to re-establish an active role in their families that is different than their previous one as a service member.  Finding a company that embraces military veterans and their families significantly increases their chances of success. It allows them to partake in rewarding careers while spending more time with their family and friends.

Vern Buchanan Amends NDAA to Have Defense Department Review Emergency Medical Services on Bases

The NDAA cleared the House on Tuesday on a 295-125 vote. 
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Florida College Presidents Showcase ‘Patriot’s Path’ to Help Veterans Pursue Higher Education

With more than 1.5 million veterans in the Sunshine State, Florida is looking to ease their entrance into higher education.

Brian Mast Calls on Veterans and Volunteers to Take Part in Library of Congress...

Mast, an Army veteran who lost both his legs when serving in Afghanistan, said veterans can share important information and help continue to shape American history. 

Ross Spano, Mark Green Talk About Veterans, Military Issues in Lakeland

Spano stressed the important role veterans play in Central Florida and talked about his efforts to help them on Capitol Hill.
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Ron DeSantis: DEO Sending Defense Infrastructure, Reinvestment Grants to Projects Across Florida

“These grants provide funding to defense-dependent communities to support advocacy and military community relations,” the governor’s office noted on Friday.
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John Rutherford Amends NDAA to Reform Transition Assistance Program for Women in Military

With the support of U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., last week, Rutherford proposed to amend the NDAA “to evaluate the effectiveness of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) for female servicemembers.”
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