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Tampa Bay Defense Alliance and Airlift/Tanker Association to Present Tampa Bay Trophy to Mary Graham from Joint Base Charleston

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 8, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Tampa Bay Defense Alliance (TBDA) President Maj. Gen. Lawrence M. Martin Jr., USAF (Ret) and Airlift/Tanker Association (A/TA) Chairman (Ret) Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, USAF (Ret)…

2022 Tampa Bay Trophy presented to Mr Larry Wilson

L to R -- General Mike Minihan, Ms Donna Huneycutt, Mr Larry Wilson, Col Angela Ochoa (Commander, 19th Airlift Wing) , Col Jonathan Tucker (Commander, 314th Airlift Wing), CMSgt Nicholas…

Tampa Bay Defense Alliance Presents Tampa Bay Trophy to Larry Wilson from Little Rock Air Force Base

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tampa Bay Defense Alliance (TBDA) President Donna Huneycutt and Airlift/Tanker Association (A/TA) Chairman Gen. Duncan J. McNabb, USAF (Ret) announced today Mr. Larry Wilson from Little Rock Air Force Base, AR…

Tampa Bay Defense Alliance Presents Tampa Bay Trophy to Kevin Twohig from Fairchild Air Force Base

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 5, 2021 - Tampa Bay Defense Alliance (TBDA) President Donna Huneycutt and Airlift/Tanker Association (A/TA) Chairman Gen. Duncan J. McNabb, USAF (Ret) presented the 2021 Tampa Bay Trophy to Mr Kevin…

Tampa Bay Defense Alliance Presents Tampa Bay Trophy to Kevin Twohig from Fairchild Air Force Base

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tampa Bay Defense Alliance (TBDA) President Donna Huneycutt and Airlift/Tanker Association (A/TA) Chairman General Duncan J. McNabb, USAF (Ret.) announced today Mr.…

Prestigious Military Trophy Begins Tour at Port Tampa Bay

From left to right: Col. Donald J. Barnes (USAFR), Mag. Gen. Lawrence M. Martin, Jr. (USAFR), Paul Anderson, President/CEO Port Tampa Bay, Donna Segal Huneycutt, President and COO at WWC…

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Tampa Bay Defense Alliance Presents Tampa Bay Trophy to Sandy Person from Travis Air Force Base

TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 21, 2020) –Tampa Bay Defense Alliance (TBDA) President Tim Jones and Airlift/Tanker Association (A/TA) Chairman Gen. Duncan J. McNabb, USAF (Ret) announced today Ms. Sandy Person from Travis AFB, CA as the winner of the 2020 Tampa Bay Trophy.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott want 10-year ban on drilling off Florida coast in Senate energy bill

Florida’s two U.S. senators are pushing their colleagues this week to ban companies from drilling for oil in the east Gulf of Mexico for another decade, a moratorium that would…

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Housing Loan Program for Military and Veterans

Thursday, February 20, 2020 Pensacola, Fla. (February 19, 2020) – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the unveiling of the “Salute Our Soldiers” Military Loan Program (SOS) that will be offered to…

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