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The evolution of the perceptions of veterans

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By Stephanie Denardo – WUFT-FM

For Veterans Day, we gather together to remember and honor our men and women in the armed services. They’ve dedicated their lives to protect our rights and our country, and this day we give back to them. One question that comes up is how we honor veterans from different wars, going back to World War II up to present day wars in the Middle East. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo spoke with Paul Ortiz, Director of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at the University of Florida, about the changes in perception of veterans from war to war, and how we can improve care and attention to their needs.

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