Florida Veterans

Tom Flanigan

The area's homeless military veterans found services galore this weekend at the North Florida Fairgrounds. The annual Veterans' Stand Down is an effort to get these troubled heroes' lives back on track.

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The City of Tallahassee, in conjunction with the Homeless/At-Risk Veterans Stand Down event, is offering free rides to veterans this Friday and Saturday.

Scott Lagasse Jr.

The City of Tallahassee is encouraging residents to ditch their cars and take public transportation for a spin as part of Florida’s Active Transportation Week.

Veterans Will Sidestep License Fee In Latest Senate Bill

Feb 28, 2018
MGN Online

Florida Veterans are eligible for a number of discounts with proper identification, but some rules put in place negate some of those benefits. A bill in the Senate looks to tackle one of those rules.

Davondra Alston / WFSU

The newly-rekindled Veterans and Military Families Caucus is endorsing a series of bills to further help veterans and their families in the state of Florida. 

Tom Flanigan

The Capital City marked Veterans Day on Saturday with a big parade on Monroe Street. The event was a tangible tribute to all who have served in the nation's military.

Tom Flanigan

Leon County hosted its yearly Operation Thank You breakfast for military veterans at the Sauls Bridges Post 13 American Legion Hall on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11. The event was also a chance for local, state and federal politicians to show their support for those who served.

Facility photo

In preparation for Hurricane Irma, several VA facilities in the North Florida and South Georgia areas will be closed Monday to local veterans.

Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs

While the public is normally urged to “thank a Veteran” they meet, the head of Florida’s Department of Veterans' Affairs also wants people to ask a state vet about their earned federal and state health benefits.

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Florida is nominating 20 more exceptional service members to the state Veterans’ Hall of Fame. A Madison County man is at the top of a list of nominees.