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Angela Martin goes by the name Angrilla RX8 when competing with the Gainesville Roller Rebels, a local all-star roller derby team. When she’s not on the track, the animal-loving Army veteran is working to finish a master’s degree in international relations.
Saturday afternoon floats, fire trucks, tractors, motorcycles, and walkers led veterans through Inglis for the 2014 Levy County Veterans Day Parade.
The new Fisher House in Gainesville will allow families of veterans undergoing treatment at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center a place of comfort during treatment.
Bob McPeek learns about the sacrifices his veteran father made throughout his life time after discovering a hand-written book of poems. The poems in the book, entitled “Rain or Mud, Shine or Blow,” told stories of his father’s time in war.
While some homeless veterans in Gainesville continue to face the struggle of transitioning from a life clouded by war, a beacon of hope is provided for them by the 12th annual Alachua County Homeless Veterans Stand Down.
In its eleventh year, the Homeless Veterans Stand Down had to add more capacity due to an increase in services and volunteers.