Ten of the warships packed the Outer Mole Pier of Key West, an impressive display of military strength that hasn't been seen in this island city since the early 1970s.
"What a sight to see and behold," said Capt. Pat Lefere, commander of Naval Air Station Key West.
While in port, the ships' crews prepared for round-the-clock training, which continues until Friday.
October 2nd, 2012, Key West, Florida Keys. Per Fred Mullins and Team Mullins, Key West’s top producing Real Estate Team. “An Event like this attracting personnel for all over the world and coming to our area is definitely going to be a boost for our local economy.
When asked to elaborate, Fred further remarked, “Two reasons. For one, this will result in more income for our local businesses, And two, it will expose more people from around the world to our unique area.
When asked if this could affect Real Estate sales, Fred stated, more visitors to the Keys always results in a percentage of them wanting to either vacation here later or own a piece of paradise for themselves. So from every aspect an event like this is a Win Win for everyone.
Basically, this also demonstrates that the Florida Keys and Key West is a very unique place!
Fred Mullins has more than 15 years of cross functional experience in real estate, international asset management and construction management. He has been a part of the management team for several Fortune 100 companies, including AT&T, Visa, FPL and C. B. Richard Ellis. His responsibilities have included real estate / property management portfolios of more than 9 million square ft. and international responsibilities in more than 10 countries.
Fred holds an MBA, B.S., real estate license, mortgage broker’s license, USCG Master Captains license and commercial pilot’s license.