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English/ Español: Rubio Statement on Air Force Decision to Make Florida STARCOM Headquarters

May 31, 2023 | Press Releases

U.S. Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall announced Patrick Space Force Base (SFB) and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (SFS) have been selected as the permanent location for the U.S. Space Force’s Space Training and Readiness Command (STARCOM).

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) released a statement applauding the Secretary’s decision to make Florida the permanent home of STARCOM.

  • Patrick SFB and Cape Canaveral SFS hold an important place in America’s storied history in space. I am thrilled that Patrick SFB and Cape Canaveral SFS have been chosen as the preferred candidate for the headquarters of STARCOM. This is a major victory for Florida, and I am confident that STARCOM will be a great success in my home state.” – Senator Rubio 

Flashback … In April 2022, Senator Rubio led the Florida delegation in urging the Air Force to select Patrick, Cape Canaveral, as STARCOM headquarters.


El Secretario de la Fuerza Aérea de EE.UU., Frank Kendall, anunció que la Base de la Fuerza Espacial Patrick (SFB, por sus siglas en inglés) y la Estación de la Fuerza Espacial de Cabo Cañaveral (SFS, por sus siglas en inglés) han sido seleccionadas como la ubicación permanente del Comando de Preparación y Entrenamiento Espacial de la Fuerza Espacial de EE.UU. (STARCOM).

El senador estadounidense Marco Rubio (R-FL) emitió un comunicado aplaudiendo la decisión del Secretario de elegir a Florida como el hogar permanente de STARCOM.

  • La SFB y Cabo Cañaveral ocupan un lugar importante en la historia espacial de EE.UU. Estoy muy contento que ambas hayan sido elegidas como candidatas preferidas para la sede de STARCOM. Esta es una gran victoria para el estado de la Florida y confío en que STARCOM será un gran éxito en mi estado natal.”– Senador Rubio

Retrospectiva…En abril del 2022, el senador Rubio lideró a la delegación florida en instar a la Fuerza Aérea para que seleccionara a la SFB y a Cabo Cañaveral como sedes de STARCOM.