Florida’s Military Installations Account for Nearly 775,000 Jobs

By: Melissa Roberts

Florida’s military and defense industry is a key driver in the state’s economic growth, creating billions of dollars in economic activity and hundreds of thousands of jobs. Installations from Pensacola to Jacksonville and down to Key West place Florida among the most strategically important states for the U.S. armed forces. With every Florida business located within 100 miles of a military installation, how has your community been impacted by this vital industry?

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To learn more about the challenges and opportunities facing Florida’s military communities, defense industry and veterans, register to attend the Florida Chamber Foundation’s 2016 Military Defense & Veterans Opportunities Summit.