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Military task force report identifies challenges, strategies to keeping military bases

A gun crew begins to inspect their M119A2 howitzer at Camp Blanding. Florida officials worry that federal cuts in the military budget could cost Florida jobs. Photo from U.S. Army

A state task force report issued Tuesday by the governor's office provides strategies for expanding military operations in Florida while also identifying challenges to keeping bases, such as encroachment by development, the risk of oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and needs for new buildings or repairs. 

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