Defense is vital to our national and economic security. President Obama and the Democrats are threatening both with their historical cuts to our defense program. This will cause layoffs around the entire Florida area.
Central Florida is one of the country's busiest centers of defense work, with thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in revenue tied to work by the region's major military contractors
Source: Orlando Sentinel
Florida could lose as many as 40,000 defense jobs statewide during the next decade if Congress carries out the deepest of the military-budget cuts now being contemplated
Source: Aerospace Industries Association
By cutting the defense budget, the United States is undermining the responsiveness of its defense industrial base. In addition, without proper investments, the United States will lose technological advantages vis-à-vis its future strategic competitors.
Source: The Heritage Foundation