Thomas "Tommy" Battle, Jr.

The 67th Mayor of the City of Huntsville

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Mayor’s Office

Mayor Battle Statement on NASA Marshall’s Leading Role in America’s Return to the Moon

August 16, 2019

In front of the hydrogen fuel tank for the Space Launch System, America’s next rocket, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced today that Marshall Space Flight Center and Huntsville, Alabama will play a leadership role in Project Artemis, NASA’s lunar exploration program that aims to land [more]

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Mayor Tommy Battle Declines Pay Raise  

August 9, 2019

Mayor Tommy Battle informed City Council this morning of his intent to veto the pay raise approved at their meeting Thursday night. This is Battle’s first veto in his 11-years as Mayor of Huntsville. “I have said I am satisfied with my salary and I knew what it was when [more]

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Lunar Rover Walk: Mayor Battle to escort Lunar Rover Replica from VBC to Courthouse Square July 19

July 16, 2019

Fifty years ago, Huntsvillians gathered on the steps of the Madison County Courthouse to celebrate an American achievement unlike any other. America landed men on the moon safely, and Huntsville played a leading role in the historic journey. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 [more]

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Huntsville Opens Sand Volleyball Complex in John Hunt Park

July 12, 2019

The City of Huntsville has opened its newest sports amenity in John Hunt Park, a $3.7 million Sand Volleyball Complex with state of the art technology for athletes. The 12-court beach/sand volleyball facility is expected to mark Huntsville as a premier location for regional and [more]

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Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering Makes Milestone Announcements

June 28, 2019

The Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering made a number of significant announcements today in Huntsville, marking a major step forward in plans to open the magnet school in Huntsville in August 2020. In an event at Redstone Federal Credit Union, Senator Arthur Orr, President [more]

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