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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.
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.
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.
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.
The connection between Agent Orange and Parkinson’s disease has brought answers to many families, including Lieutenant Colonel Bill Holloway’s family.
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.