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AHERO testimonials: ‘There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t contemplate suicide’

PENSACOLA—Last month, the eighth annual AHERO Warrior Hook-Up Pensacola Beach was held to bring together veterans with patriotic members of local communities and provide a…

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Veterans, By the Numbers

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Most people are aware that there’s a considerable military presence and corresponding veteran population in Northwest Florida, but now that population’s…

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Posted in Caring Veterans

Marines honor Blue Angel Jeff Kuss and other fallen marines tomorrow

On Aug. 19, at 10 a.m., on the fifth anniversary of the Marine Aviation Memorial Bell Tower dedication to the greater Pensacola Bay community, the…

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90Works: Helping our veterans integrate into the community

By Sammi Sontag INWEEKLY 90Works, a Pensacola based nonprofit organization, will now take on the work of the Panhandle Warrior Partnership program that closed earlier…

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‘Doc’ Ballard shares what really happened when he jumped on the live grenade [podcast]

The guest of honor at tonight’s Heroes Among Us presentation, Donald “Doc” Ballard, shares his story of heroism on “Pensacola Speaks.” Great story. Ballard shared…

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Posted in Federal State & National News Veterans

Buzz: Miller vs. Palin for VA Secretary?

Rep. Jeff Miller may have competition to be President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has told the…

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Posted in Caring Veterans

Thank you, Pensacola. GoFundMe for local veteran surpasses $5K

Last week, we asked readers to help our former writer Josh Encinias with a GoFundMe account for an emergency medical fund for his father, Master…

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Posted in Education Veterans

Pensacola State and UWF in Best for Vets: Colleges 2017

Military Times has named the University of West Florida and Pensacola State College to its Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 list based on a comprehensive…

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UWF Military and Veterans Resource Center celebrates 5th anniversary

The University of West Florida Military and Veterans Resource Center celebrated its fifth anniversary on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The celebration included an open house barbecue…

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