Clay County, Florida County Commissioner, Gavin Rollins recently returned after being deployed to fight the War on Terror.Rollins returned home to Keystone Heights and will return to the Clay County Commission after nearly a year long deployment wit the Florida National Guard.
He served as the senior intelligence officer for Task Force Hurricane deployed to a combat zone in the Horn of Africa. Task Force Hurricane was part of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, in support of the Global War on Terror.
Rollin’s unit provided security and supported operations to neutralize terrorists groups such as Al Shabaab and the Islamic State. They also worked to build peace and stability in East Africa.
Rollin’s had the following to say about his return:
Commissioner Rollin’s first meeting back will be the regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, March 14th.
I want to thank everyone for the outpouring of support while I was deployed. It’s great to be home and I look forward to getting back to work for the citizens of Clay.