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Military & Veteran Resources

Supporting Veterans and Their Families

From the 56,000+ active service members to the 130,000+ veterans living in the region, Northwest Florida offers a supportive community for career growth. The region is also home to the Blue Angels, and while their exemplary air shows are a sight to behold, service members here never have to fly through hoops.

Leaving active duty and returning to civilian life? Employ Florida Vets helps veterans match their military skills to specific jobs and further training opportunities. Want to make sure your family is supported while you’re deployed? Northwest Florida has you covered. Veterans and their families choose to live in Northwest Florida because of the large quantity of resources available that drive a high quality of life.




6 Military installations in Northwest Florida
56,000+ Military personnel In Northwest Florida
75+ Years of the Blue Angels calling Pensacola Naval Air Station home
3,000 New military retirees annually
130,000+ Former military service members

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Cost of Living

With no state income tax and overall costs typically less than Florida and U.S. averages, Northwest Florida loves to keep your pocketbook in its happy place.

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Major Employers

Hundreds of employers with quality benefits are ready to hire in Northwest Florida. Interested in cyber security, manufacturing, logistics, engineering, or aerospace & defense? Find it here.

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Relocate to Northwest Florida

Get a sense of what it’s like to live in Northwest Florida with a detailed look into our diverse communities.

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Dog Beach at Pier Park ranked in top 30 best dog-friendly beaches in U.S. View the list here

PANAMA CITY BEACH — Dog Beach at Pier Park, known across the Panhandle as being a great place to take your BFFs (best furry friends), is making a name for itself nationally.  Located on the Gulf of Mexico in Panama City Beach, Dog Beach is among the 30 best dog-friendly beaches in the country, according […]
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‘New Moon of Northwest Florida’ will soon take flight

WEWAHITCHKA, Fla. (WMBB) — A little less than four years ago, a company called Skyborne Technology opened up a facility in Wewahitchka. In that short time, the company has taken flight, literally. Skyborne is completing its 15th airship and has big plans for the near future. One of Skyborne Technologies primary projects so far has […]
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Opportunity Florida – Opportunity is Here Video

Florida’s Rural Area of Opportunity region in Northwest Florida, where your company may expand or locate a new facility using the region’s skilled labor coming from our workforce training pipeline that begins at the high school. Come visit our area that abounds with quality of place attributes. Opportunity Is Here — You Should Be Too!
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