Florida’s military and defense industries are an incredible economic driver for Florida- they contribute approximately $80 billion to our economy – that’s 10 percent of our state’s economy— and support nearly 775,000 jobs for Floridians.
More than 1.5 million veterans call Florida home and between now and 2030, more are expected to call Florida home. Veterans have skill sets that directly translate into the workforce needs of high-wage jobs.
So what does the future of these industries look like?
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