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Vice President Pence visits Tyndall Air Force Base

Vice President Pence visits Tyndall Air Force Base
Vice President Pence visits Tyndall Air Force Base
Posted at 5:48 PM, Oct 25, 2018
and last updated 2019-10-02 15:38:09-04

CALLAWAY, Fla. (WTXL) - Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen visited the Panhandle on Thursday.  

The damage left behind by Hurricane Michael was devastating to the community but it also brought a sense of optimism as Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence came to visit the community and rallied them and told them we will rebuild and we will stay together.  

"For Karen and me it was just deeply moving, I mean our hearts break for the people impacted all across the Panhandle," said Vice President Pence. "We were with you that day, we were the day after and we're going to continue to stand with the people of the Panhandle until we rebuild and make it better than before." 

Tyndall Air Force Base was among the hardest hit, Governor Rick Scott, with the aid of the President and Vice President, pledged to get the base rebuilt.  

"We're going to get the school open and we're going to make sure the kids get back to school and make sure all the civilians that live on Tyndall can get back into their homes and back into a normal life as quickly as possible," said Gov. Scott. 

Vice President Pence, Gov. Scott, and Second Lady Pence then traveled to Highland Baptist Church to visit with those feeding military families, thanking them for their service, and promised a new tomorrow. 

"We are with you and we are going to stay with you until we rebuild the Panhandle," said Vice President Pence. 

The Vice President and Second Lady are on their way to Jacksonville to speak at a Ron DeSantis sponsored event.