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The Citrus County Health Department has implemented a mobile clinic program to help low-income and homeless patients get basic medical services.
The Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs organization held its third annual Passing of the Leash event, where disabled owners are officially paired with a service dog to help them with their specific needs.
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.
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.
Sugar Plum Ranch in Ocala provides a training program for military veterans to learn the basics of caring for horses. The program helps veterans acquire jobs on farms after they have returned home from military service.
The Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell is going through major setbacks due to the government shutdown.
World War II veterans will get to visit the National World War II Memorial on Saturday despite the government shutdown.