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A visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is reflected on the surface of the wall in Washington, DC. The memorial honors US service members of the US armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/Southeast Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

State Leaders Pitch Aggressive “GI Bill”

Republican legislative leaders are pitching an aggressive state “GI Bill” that would attract more military veterans to Florida and attract more people to the Florida National Guard.

01/30/2014

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Scott Announces More Than $2 Million In Grants

Spread among projects in Florida, Governor Rick Scott said the state will hand out more than $2 million in grants to aid military installations.

11/09/2013

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Parade & Free Concert Set To Honor Veterans

Just before Veterans Day, the entire community is invited to honor the veterans of the Vietnam War, and all wars, with a parade and free concert Friday.

11/05/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Furloughs Impacting Nat’l. Guard Preps For Tropical Weather

While Washington remains in a standstill thanks to the GOP-forced government shutdown, the panhandle of Florida is preparing for a tropical storm and those preps could be hampered by the freeze in government.

CBS Miami–10/04/2013

(Source: CBS4)

40 Florida Army National Guard Soldiers Return Home

It was quite a homecoming for the Florida families of the Florida Army National Guard’s 856th Quartermaster Support Company.

CBS4–06/02/2013

Shoes and small liquid containers are placed in bins to be screened by TSA Supervisor Jennifer Haslip at the x-ray machine at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport. (Source: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Security Never The Same After 9/11

The attack on America, September 11th, 2001 broke our hearts, provoked our outrage, and evoked a fear we had never known. The changes in U.S. domestic security were immediate, dramatic and promise to be ever-lasting.

CBS4–09/06/2011