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Buckhorn wants to bring new military command to MacDill

7:35 AM, Sep 13, 2013   |    comments
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Tampa, Florida -- Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn says he wants to bring a new military command to MacDill Air Force Base.

According to The Tampa Tribune, Buckhorn said he is interested in pursuing bringing U.S. Africa Command to MacDill if the chance arises. The Africa Command is a joint forces military command, similar to U.S. Central Command which is already at MacDill. 

Bringing the command to MacDill could create more than 4,000 new jobs with and an annually boost to the economy of $450 million. 

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