Tag: Navy
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Danny McAuliffeApril 9, 2018

The Sunshine State is a hotbed of military activity and in turn, defense spending takes up a decent-sized portion of the state’s economic tally, according to one of the Navy’s top-ranking members. Rear Admiral Babette “Bette” Bolivar, commander of Navy Region Southeast, spoke to the Economic Club of Florida Monday in Tallahassee. She’s one of two […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 10, 2016

The score of last Saturday’s Navy/Notre Dame game in Jacksonville was Midshipmen 28, Fighting Irish 27. But the big numbers for the city of Jacksonville went beyond the scoreboard. Hotel occupancy at 90 percent. Over 50,000 people in the stands. Economic impact of $30 million. Jacksonville has seen sports and entertainment as a major part of […]

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 25, 2016

Jacksonville will host a National Preparedness for Response (PREP) exercise from March 14-17, coordinated by the Coast Guard, the Navy, NOAA, and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. During this exercise, response personnel will be mobilized and deployed with appropriate equipment, under an incident command organization designed to test the coordination of these arms of […]


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