The Florida Defense Support Task Force

Maintaining Florida as the most military friendly state in the nation.

The Florida Defense Support Task Force is a legislatively-mandated council (created by Florida Statues 288.987) whose mission is to preserve, protect, and enhance Florida’s military missions and installations.

THE FLORIDA DEFENSE SUPPORT TASK FORCE IS CHARGED WITH:

  • Working with Florida’s Base Commanders to prevent encroachment from impacting mission capabilities for military forces based in Florida.
  • Maintaining and expanding the missions of Florida military installations.
  • Improving transportation access to Florida’s military installations.
  • Assisting installations in meeting DOD renewable energy goals.
  • Strengthening state support for military families and veterans with a focus on education, health care, employment, and family programs.

FLORIDA DEFENSE SUPPORT TASK FORCE MEMBERS