Monday, April 10, 2017

F-35 brings closer Italy ties

NICEVILLE, Fla. – Consul General of Italy, Gloria Bellelli, will attend the Okaloosa County School Board meeting Monday to sign a memorandum of understanding between the Italian government and the district. As part of the the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program at Eglin Air Force Base, the Italian air force is establishing a permanent presence in the area and will enroll Italian students into Okaloosa County schools. The Italian government will establish the Italian Cooperative Program in select districts schools. In all, 600 American and Italian students will participate in the program next year. (Source: Destin Log, 04/09/17)