Great American Defense Community Award 2019
U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, gives a speech during the Great American Defense Communities celebration at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 13, 2019. Bay County, is one of five communities across the country to be named a Great American Defense Community in 2019. The GADC program leaders work to recognize military communities and regions that help improve the quality of life for veterans, service members and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes)