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By Kaitlyn Pearson on October 7th, 2014 | Last updated: October 7, 2014 at 11:59 am
The Florida Department of Corrections partnered with the Florida National Guard to hire veterans and military personnel who are unemployed. These specialty hiring events last all day and are open to all branches in the Florida National Guard and Reserves.
By Casey Liening on November 12th, 2013 | Last updated: November 12, 2013 at 4:58 pm
North Central Florida veterans recount their Oct. 5 visit to the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C., as well as their experiences in the war.
By Joel Sebastianelli on November 12th, 2013 | Last updated: November 12, 2013 at 4:34 pm
Instead of getting a day off of school, about 2,000 Marion County public school students honored veterans at Veterans Memorial Park in Ocala on Monday.
By Amber Swal on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: September 9, 2013 at 12:51 pm
After his death last year, Army Sgt. Dick Alson Lee’s jersey number was retired by Keystone Heights High School. This season, the football team brought it back to honor him.
By Alex de Armas on October 11th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:37 pm
The connection between Agent Orange and Parkinson’s disease has brought answers to many families, including Lieutenant Colonel Bill Holloway’s family.
By Alex de Armas on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:40 pm
Jon Anderson can’t run like he used to. The 66-year-old Vietnam veteran has been running marathons since 1976 and ultra marathons since 2003. But in 2008, Anderson stopped running, four years after he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.