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F-35 squadrons to make Florida home

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The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is coming to Florida.

Tyndall Air Force Base, which endured severed damage when Hurricane Michael made landfall earlier this year, will receive three squadrons (about 72 planes) by 2023.

U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn (R), who represents the congressional district in which Tyndall sits on, has been pushing for the quick rebuilding of the base, welcomed the Air Force’s announcement to send the state of the art warplanes to the Florida panhandle.

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“These squadrons of F-35s are the future of the Air Force and will strengthen our national security, while reinforcing the role of our airmen at Tyndall Air Force Base. It’s clear the Air Force recognizes the importance of investing in Tyndall as a part of our defense strategy and we are working to get the base back to mission ready capability as soon as possible,” said Dr. Dunn. “Bringing these next generation warplanes to Tyndall is in line with our efforts to rebuild a modern and state-of-the-art Air Force base post-Hurricane Michael. I look forward to working with the defense community to bring these squadrons in for a landing in our community.”

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Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning South Florida-based political journalist owns Diverse New Media, Corp. which publishes Floridianpress.com, Judicialpost.com, shark-tank.com, and Hispolitica.com He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming and biking. He ran as a Republican in the 2018 congressional primary race in Florida's CD 22. Javier is also a political consultant, and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at www.brownpeople.org Email him at [email protected]

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