Mayor Faulconer, Speaker Atkins Release a Major Report on the Military’s Impact on San Diego Jobs & Economy

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE

SAN DIEGO – Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and California State Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins led a news conference and luncheon today for the release of the 7th Annual Military Economic Impact Study, a report that details the military and defense community contributions to the San Diego region.

The San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC) report, produced by Point Loma Nazarene’s Fermanian Business and Economic Institute, is widely recognized as the authoritative and comprehensive source for the military community and defense industry cluster’s economic impact on the San Diego region.  The report shows how the military and defense community contributes to the San Diego region from direct spending dollars, Gross Regional Product dollars, regional employment, veterans’ benefits, procurement contracts and more.

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