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UF Collegiate Veterans Success Center will open April 2

By on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 1, 2013 at 5:07 pm

The University of Florida’s Collegiate Veterans Success Center will open April 2 with an open house and resource fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The space will be a spot for student veterans to hang out, study and support each other.

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After more than 65 years, a WWII veteran finally receives recognition

By on November 12th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:02 pm

Alachua County resident recognized for WWII Bronze Star.

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On Veterans Day, A Tale of Two Marines

By on November 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:39 pm

These are the stories of Duane Dewey, Korean War Veteran and Navy Medal of Honor recipient, and Brian Rory Buesing, a son and Marine killed in action.

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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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Submariners and other veterans honored in Ocala

By on July 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:35 pm

Veterans from the first nuclear powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, as well as other veterans from other submarines recently met in Ocala for a dedication ceremony to the men who had served on the historical vessel. Florida’s 89-point-one Liana Charles [...]

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Veterans remember their service on the U.S.S. Nautilus

By on July 19th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:37 am

Veterans from the first nuclear powered submarine, the U.S.S. Nautilus, as well as other veterans from other submarines recently met in Ocala for a dedication ceremony to the men who had served on the historical vessel. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Liana Charles [...]

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Helping military personnel with epilepsy

By on June 7th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:58 pm

Veterans from all types of wars  suffer from traumatic brain injuries. As WUFT-FMs Liana Charles reports, epilepsy is a growing problem for military members coming home from war.  

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North Florida veterans who survived D-Day remember

By on June 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Sixty eight years ago, on this date, hundreds of thousands of American and allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, as they tried to liberate France and end the threat of Adolf Hitler’s attempt of world domination.  Those who were [...]

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Veterans to bond at Gainesville ceremony

By on May 25th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:07 am

Throughout the week on Front Page, we’ve reported on the various Memorial Day activities in several North Florida counties. Today, WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski reports on a Memorial Day program that will take place in Gainesville on Monday morning.

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Finding solutions to veterans with PTSD

By on April 5th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:06 pm

In the final part of his series on post-traumatic stress disorder Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Luis Giraldo brings us the voice of Lieutenant Preston Lewis from the Salvation Army of Gainesville about finding solutions to a growing concern.

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