Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis unveiled the Florida State Guard on Wednesday, along with announcing its first leader, a retired U.S. Marine colonel.
DeSantis shared the information at the American Legion outpost in Madeira Beach alongside Major Generals James O. Eifert and James S. “Hammer” Hartsell.
“One of the reasons we’re here today actually goes back to other Biden policies,” DeSantis said during the event.
Gov. Ron DeSantis unveils the Florida State Guard and introduces the FSG’s first director. https://t.co/QCMBytFzRM
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“When he came into office, he decided to impose a COVID vax mandate on the U.S. military. You had a situation where most people in our military are the lowest of the lowest risk for COVID, to begin with. Many of them had