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SFAB Completes First Overseas Mission

June 11, 2019 - Over the past two weeks, Soldiers from the Florida Army National Guard’s 54th Security Force Assistance Brigade teamed up with allies from throughout the Caribbean as part of U.S. Southern Command’s Exercise Tradewinds to bolster Caribbean defense capacity and strengthen regional ties.
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Director of Emergency Management, senior leaders talk Florida Guard capabilities before peak hurricane season

June 11, 2019 – Ahead of any threatening hurricane or potential natural disaster, the governor of Florida has the authority to activate the state’s National Guard. Since the numbers and specific equipment needed might vary depending on the severity of the threat, it is vital for senior leaders at the state level and the Division of Emergency Management to understand the force’s capabilities.
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Florida Guard Inducts New Chiefs

June 4, 2019 - Federal law prohibits more than 1% of the enlisted force from reaching the prestigious rank of chief master sergeant. Brig. Gen. Brian M. Simpler, commander, Florida Air National Guard, welcomed and congratulated the chiefs on their accomplishment.
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Major General James O. Eifert

Major General
James O. Eifert

The Adjutant General
of Florida

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Brigadier General
Brian M. Simpler

Assistant Adjutant General –
Air and Commander

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Brigadier General
Paul B. Chauncey, III

Assistant Adjutant General – Army –
Training Installations and Programs (M-Day)

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