Florida's Military Installations, Mission, and Key Organizations - Download Now
Florida’s 20 major military installations and defense business presence provide a $79.8 billion annual economic impact, and account for 775,000+ jobs in Florida
Florida is home to 3 of only 10 unified combatant commands in the United States.
Florida's Military Installation, Mission, and Key Organizations - Download Now
The military spent $31.3 billion in Florida in 2011.
Maintain and enhance the position and reputation of Florida as the most military-friendly state in the nation.
Enterprise Florida, Incorporated created the Florida Defense Alliance (FDA) in 1998 in accordance with Florida Statute 288.980 as a non-profit partnership between the Governor, Florida state officials, the Florida Congressional Delegation, state legislators, base commanders and staff, community leaders, and business executives to increase military value, enhance base capabilities, and promote multi-service synergies for Florida’s military bases, while supporting and enhancing the quality of life of Florida military families.
The Florida Defense Alliance is a consortium of representatives of defense-related organizations including federal, state, and local government as well as defense industry, economic development organization, and other interested parties who come together in order to protect, promote and enhance military value of Florida installations and missions. FDA will establish working groups, as required.
Kellie Jo Kilberg, Chair
Tim Jones, Vice Chair
Jeff Fanto, Mission Sustainment Working Group Chair
Lynn Brannon, Family Support Working Group Chair
Jonathan Borgert, Jennifer Codo-Salisbury, Paul Hirsch, Executive Board