Tag Archives: Veteran’s Day

North Central Florida Veterans Recount October Trip To WWII Memorial

By 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.

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Marion County Public School Students Honor Veterans

By 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.

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As More Come Home, Orange Lake Veterans Welcome Those From All Wars

By on November 10th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 3:28 pm

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.

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Student Veterans Find A Home at UF, Work to Advocate For In-State Tuition

By on November 8th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 11:44 am

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.

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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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Marion County Schools celebrate Veterans Day by staying in school

By on November 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:36 pm

Students and veterans involved in day dedicated to veterans.

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Remembering veterans of generations past

By on November 12th, 2012 | Last updated: November 13, 2012 at 10:57 am

Members of the Gainesville community spend their Sunday at the Evergreen Cemetery to honor Veteran’s Day.

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High Springs salutes veterans

By on November 12th, 2012 | Last updated: November 13, 2012 at 11:05 am

Celebration in High Springs recognized area veterans.

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The evolution of the perceptions of veterans

By on November 9th, 2012 | Last updated: November 14, 2012 at 9:06 am

A UF source describes how the viewpoints of veterans have changed over time.

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Events set for University of Florida’s 2012 Homecoming parade

By on November 8th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:36 pm

The University of Florida’s Homecoming will be taking on a patriotic theme since Veteran’s Day is right around the corner.

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