Florida National Guard Day in Tallahassee

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Annual event at Capitol highlights Guard’s contribution to State and Nation

WHAT: The Florida Department of Military Affairs and the Florida National Guard will host “Florida National Guard Day” at the Capitol.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 21, 10 a.m. until around 2 p.m.

WHERE: The State Capitol complex (courtyard), Tallahassee.

The Florida National Guard will begin bringing displays to the Florida’s Capitol, Monday afternoon, with Soldiers, Airmen and their representative equipment in support of its annual Florida National Guard Day, held Tuesday.

The Department of Military Affairs and the Florida National Guard sponsor the visit to Tallahassee as part of an annual program to educate the public and government personnel on various roles and missions of the Guard. The event also allows the Florida National Guard to thank the community for its continued support.

The day’s events include:

  1. ┬áThe Florida National Guard’s 13th Army Band from Miami will present a program of military music during the lunch hour while Soldiers serve hotdogs and beverages.
  2. In the Capitol plaza, the Guard will display an assortment of military equipment used during emergency and combat operations.
  3. Information displays that describe the important community service programs run by the Guard will be located in the Capitol rotunda.

In preparation for the event, there may be increased traffic in the Capitol area Monday and Tuesday afternoon as equipment is transported to and from the Capitol complex.

 

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