President Obama’s recent announcement that virtually all of America’s soldiers would return home for good after nine years of war ensured troops would finally stop battling in Iraq. However, as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman reports, for those returning from combat, sometimes the biggest battle is fought at home.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/veteransVAwrap.mp3]
The Lake City community is working to help a family of eight that lost their home in a fire last week. Donations so far include mattresses, shoes, toothbrushes and sports equipment for the kids, and a GoFundMe has been set up to raise money toward a down payment on a new house.