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Florida’s Senators Call on Navy to Repair NASP Facilities Damaged By Hurricane Sally

This week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--urged U.S. Department of the Navy Acting Sec. Thomas Harker to repair facilities at Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) and to hold Balfour Beatty...
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Marco Rubio, Matt Gaetz Want Navy Budget to Include New Air Traffic Control Tower...

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., sent a letter to Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Harker asking that the Navy’s budget request include sufficient additional funding to construct a replacement air traffic control tower on Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field’s North Air Field.
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Senate Passes Rubio’s, Scott’s Resolution Condemning NAS Pensacola Terrorist Attack, Honoring Its Victims

The terrorist behind the December attack was a lieutenant in the Saudi Arabian Air Force who was training at NAS Pensacola. Back in May, reports emerged that the terrorist was in contact with a suspected al Qaeda operative.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Want DoD and Navy to Honor the Naval Air Station...

They also noted that the service members wounded in the attack also merit the Purple Heart.