Tag Archives: veterans

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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The effects of PTSD on military families

By on April 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:08 pm

Yesterday we heard from John McDaniel, the founder of Wounded Warriors in Action, about the opportunities he is giving purple heart veterans as they battle physical injuries and cases of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Today, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Luis Giraldo […]

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Wounded Warriors help veterans to cope

By on April 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:09 pm

Last Friday we brought you the story of Pat Corcoran, a retired sargeant major and 26-year veteran and purple heart recipient. He is one of the many who served the United States through the military, and valiantly fought some of the […]

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Veterans reflect on healing from war

By on March 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:43 pm

March 30th marks the 39th anniversary of the ending of the Vietnam War……one of the bloodiest and most politically charged wars involving the U.S. military.  It’s a day to reflect on veterans across the country who have fought for America in not […]

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