Tag Archives: veterans

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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