Eglin Air Force Base

Veterans Tribute Tower
5:06 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Veterans Monument Planned For Fort Walton Beach

Danielle Freeman

The city of Ft. Walton Beach soon will have a permanent place for residents to show their respect and appreciation for veterans in the community. A Veterans Tribute Tower of Northwest Florida will be constructed at the main entrance of Beal Memorial Cemetery. 

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Many Speakers Oppose Air Force Plan
10:58 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Residents Concerned About Military Training in Blackwater River State Forest

Reilly Hoggard speaks at town hall in Milton.
Credit Sandra Averhart / WUWF Public Media

The Air Force hosted a town hall meeting Wednesday night at the Milton Community Center in Santa Rosa County to discuss proposed plans for military training in the Blackwater River State Forest.

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Town Hall to be Held at Milton Community Center
6:05 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Air Force Discusses Proposal For Training in Blackwater River State Forest

The Air Force is hosting two public town hall meetings this week to discuss proposed plans for military training in the Blackwater River and Tate’s Hell State Forests.  The first town hall to be held Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the Milton Community Center will focus on the Blackwater River State Forest.

“Well, we want to make sure the public has a good understanding of what we’re trying to accomplish,” says Mike Spaits, Environmental Public Affairs Officer for Eglin Air Force Base.

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