Statement from Mayor Buckhorn on the Passing of General Norman Schwarzkopf

03/18/15
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Mayor Bob Buckhorn released the statement below in regards to the passing of General Norman Schwarzkopf:

"An adopted son of Tampa, General Schwarzkopf made his country proud and Tampa even prouder still. He put the United States Central Command on the map, and ushered in a new era at MacDill Air Force Base. His commitment to his fellow man carried through his retirement, supporting cancer research and children through many organizations like the Ronald McDonald House.

"We were proud to call him a Tampanian and honored to have him as a representative of the men and women he was proud to lead."