Tag Archives: Veteran’s Day
A local non-profit organization is helping veterans transition into their futures by echoing their selfless service done in the past.
Alachua County held its annual Veterans Day celebration on Tuesday at the Alachua County Veterans Memorial in Kanapaha Park. The celebration focused on welcoming home returning service members of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn.
Remembering the Korean War, Clayton Graves said he mainly recalls the foxholes and extreme cold. It was beginning to turn into winter in 1951 when Cpl. Graves’ Headquarters Company, the U.S. Army 3rd Infantry Division, 7th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, was shipped […]
Saturday afternoon floats, fire trucks, tractors, motorcycles, and walkers led veterans through Inglis for the 2014 Levy County Veterans Day Parade.
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.
Frank Brown still recalls what it was like trying to enroll in college after returning home from Vietnam. It wasn’t easy. Many years later, he’s among a group of Orange Lake veterans who try to be more welcoming to a new generation of returning soldiers.
As the nation celebrates veterans, student vets at the University of Florida finds a home in a new center just for them which opened in April. Some are also advocating for the support of pending bills to allow veterans to automatically receive in-state tuition rates.