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Statement from Mayor Buckhorn on the Passing of General Norman Schwarzkopf

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Mayor Bob Buckhorn released the statement below in regardsto the passing of General Norman Schwarzkopf:

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

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

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