3 December Camp Blanding Commander Speaks to Clay Leaders December 3, 2018 By Laura Pavlus General Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, CBJTC, COL Zenko, military, joint training, interagency training, intergovernmental training, multi-national training 0 Clay Today - November 30, 2018 - full article here Camp Blanding Commander Speaks to Clay Leaders Commander Colonel Frank A. Zenko from Camp Blanding Joint Training Center spoke to a group of Clay County Leaders at the 4th quarter luncheon for the Clay County Economic Development. Zenco outlined the benefits of Camp Blanding and the millions of dollars represented by the more than 450,000 incoming individuals that visit to the camp during a calendar year for training of several various natures. More information on Aviation and Defense in Clay here! “The economic value to Clay County Businesses is tremendous” said JJ Harris, ED President. We are proud of our partnership with Camp Blanding and what the future holds for years to come for our County. Colonel Frank Zenko assumed command of Camp Blanding Joint Training Center (CBJTC) in July 2018. CBJTC is a premier training venue providing resources to enhance joint, interagency, intergovernmental and multi-national training in support of the nation, state and local communities. He previously served as the Deputy Chief of Staff Logistics for the Florida Army National Guard. COL Zenko was commissioned from Marion Military Institute in 1988 and joined the Florida Army National Guard in Tallahassee, FL while pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Florida State University. His career commenced with the completion of Ordnance Officer Basic Course and subsequent assignment as a platoon leader in the 708th Maintenance Company, Quincy, FL. Related Camp Blanding: Partnering with Clay County Camp Blanding Joint Training Center partners with Clay County. Country Caterers of Keystone Heights sets a high bar. Camp Blanding Named Top in the U.S. for Conservation Camp Blanding Joint Training Center was named the top military installation for conservation in the country. Camp Blanding Joint Training Center received the 2018 Military Conservation Partner Award, which is given annually by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to the military installation that has done outstanding work to promote conservation on military lands. Camp Blanding was recognized for their work in conserving and rehabilitating the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker. Business Leaders Get Glimpse of Florida's Aerospace Industry at Clay EDC Q2 Luncheon Presentation Frank DiBello, CEO of Space Florida, was the keynote speaker for the June 8 quarterly luncheon sponsored by the Clay County Economic Development Corp., which works to bring high-skill, high-wage jobs to Clay County. Clay looks to build economy on growing health care industry The growing health care industry in Clay County is key to its future economic development although manufacturing and distribution also have major roles to play, say officials helping county leaders chart a course for attracting and retaining sustainable businesses offering residents solid, well-paying jobs. Clay Commission Discussing Rebranding County Image The Clay County Commission this month is expected to consider recommendations to showcase the county’s natural, historic and recreational resources as well as its communities to best attract tourism, new businesses and residents. Clay Officials Tackle Tallahassee Government officials from each major community joined members of the Clay County Chamber and County Commission to advocate for local needs to state lawmakers and inform those from outside Clay County what the area has to offer. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.