Our Mission: To Champion our Defense Community

Our mission is to promote a collaborative and engaged environment that vigorously supports a robust and growing defense community. Unified in actions, we will be a forum of strategic thinkers, and will provide vital linkage to all organizations supporting our military personnel and their families.

Active Military and their families

Improve the Quality of Life of our Military Families.

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Retired Military and their families

Identifying opportunities for our Veterans and their families in the Tampa Bay Region

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Defense Company Employees

Tampa has been ranked among the best places for veterans and defense jobs

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Defense Contractors

Linking Public & Private Organizations to our Military Communities.

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Activities and Important Dates

The TBDA stays actively involved in our eight county area. Supporting our community partners at their events, participating with the Florida Defense Support Task Force at their monthly meetings, holding our weekly planning sessions, monthly Board of Directors meetings and attending defense community trade shows and conferences are just a few of our regular activities.

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Find out how to become a member of the TBDA or to make a donation

Your support can make a difference with our region's active and retired military and their families.

One team. One voice.