Tag Archives: veterans affairs

New Fisher House will Provide Lodging to Veterans’ Families

By on May 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: May 22, 2014 at 12:47 pm

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.

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Remodeling Scheduled For Kanapaha Park Veterans’ Memorial

By on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 29, 2013 at 4:52 pm

The memorial, in Kanapaha Park at the intersection of Tower Road and Southwest 41st Place, shows U.S. military engagements from the American Revolution to Operation Enduring Freedom, including the Afghanistan War.

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Pension program benefits older military veterans

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm

Thousands of Gainesville veterans could be missing out on valuable pension money for their wartime service.

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Despite knowing Agent Orange, Parkinson’s link, some veterans still have questions

By 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.

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Homeless veterans event sees growth in services, volunteers

By on September 13th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 1:13 pm

In its eleventh year, the Homeless Veterans Stand Down had to add more capacity due to an increase in services and volunteers.

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New campaign reaches out to Florida veterans

By on September 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:45 pm

The Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs announces new logo, mission, vision statement and outreach campaign.

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