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FL Gov. Ron DeSantis visits Tyndall

U.S. Air Force and Florida government officials meet

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis listens to U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, during their first in-person interaction outside the Berg-Liles Dining Facility at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Jan. 16, 2019. After an early lunch meeting, DeSantis toured the installation while on his first visit to the base since becoming governor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Solomon Cook)

U.S. Air Force and Florida government officials meet

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and members of his staff meet with U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, center, and other members of Tyndall leadership prior to entering the Berg-Liles Dining Facility at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Jan. 16, 2019. In addition to making his first visit to Tyndall since becoming governor, DeSantis also came to see the recovery and reconstruction efforts after Hurricane Michael, a category 4 hurricane that made landfall over Tyndall Oct. 10, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Solomon Cook)

U.S. Air Force and Florida government officials meet

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and members of his staff meet with U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, and other members of Tyndall Air Force Base leadership prior to entering the Berg-Liles Dining Facility Jan. 16, 2019. In addition to making his first visit to Tyndall since becoming governor, DeSantis also came to see the recovery and reconstruction efforts after Hurricane Michael, a category 4 hurricane that made landfall over Tyndall Oct. 10, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Solomon Cook)

U.S. Air Force and Florida government officials meet

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, right, speaks with members of Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., leadership during the governor’s first visit to the base since becoming governor, Jan. 16, 2019. After an early lunch meeting, DeSantis joined leadership on a windshield tour of the base to view recovery and reconstruction efforts after Hurricane Michael, a category 4 hurricane that made landfall over Tyndall Oct. 10, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Solomon Cook)

U.S. Air Force and Florida government officials meet

U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, right, speaks with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, center, during their first in-person interaction outside the Berg-Liles Dining Facility at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Jan. 16, 2019. After a working-lunch, DeSantis and members of Tyndall leadership surveyed the base and discussed current and future reconstruction efforts after Hurricane Michael, a category 4 hurricane, made landfall over Tyndall Oct. 10, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Solomon Cook)

U.S. Air Force and Florida government officials meet

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis shakes hands with U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, prior to entering the Berg-Liles Dining Facility at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Jan. 16, 2019. In addition to making his first visit to Tyndall since becoming governor, DeSantis also came to see the recovery and reconstruction efforts after Hurricane Michael, a category 4 hurricane that made landfall over Tyndall Oct. 10, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Solomon Cook)

U.S. Air Force and Florida government officials meet

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, center, and members of his staff meet with U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, left, and other members of Tyndall Air Force Base leadership prior to entering the Berg-Liles Dining Facility at Tyndall AFB, Fla., Jan. 16, 2019. In addition to making his first visit to Tyndall since becoming governor, DeSantis also came to see the recovery and reconstruction efforts after Hurricane Michael, a category 4 hurricane that made landfall over Tyndall Oct. 10, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Solomon Cook)

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. --

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis visited Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., to meet with U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, Jan. 16, 2019. In addition to making his first visit to Tyndall since becoming governor, DeSantis also came to see the recovery and reconstruction efforts after Hurricane Michael, a category 4 hurricane that made landfall over Tyndall Oct. 10, 2018.