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President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House June 4 , 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama & First Lady Travel To Orlando

President Barack Obama assured disabled veterans Saturday that his administration is making progress on reducing a backlog of disability claims and said the number of requests for assistance has fallen by nearly one-fifth since peaking at more than 600,000 just a few months ago.


Sonny Krause, Local Veteran and MMA Fighter (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: MMA Fighting and Veterans

Mission United & Fight Time Promotions team up to help veterans relieve stress and reacclimate to civilian life in a different kind of hand-to-hand combat: MMA Fighting. We talk about how MMA fighting can even help vets cope with post-traumatic stress disorder.

My TV 33–06/17/2013

Hialeah Memorial Day Ceremony  (Source:

Memorial Day Celebrations In South Florida

Check out this list of the best Memorial Day celebrations that will inspire and bring you to tears.


Janine Lutz, mother of veteran whose PTSD drove him to suicide (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Veterans & PTSD

Janine Lutz has started up a nonprofit to help troubled veterans and their families, after her own son, who was suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, committed suicide.

My TV 33–05/20/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.


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Wednesday Marks 10-Year Anniversary Of Start Of Iraq War

Wednesday marks the 10th anniversary of the start of the U.S led invasion of Iraq. The war has yielded hundreds of thousands of casualties and could leave U.S. taxpayers with a bill that could eventually exceed $6 trillion, according to the Los Angeles Times.

CBS Miami–03/19/2013

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Veterans Job Expo Thursday In Sunrise

Many men and women who served overseas in the military have found it difficult to find a job when they return home at the end of their tour.



Walmart Pledges To Hire Vets

One of the many challenges men and women who serve in the military face when their tour of duty is over is finding a job in the civilian world.


Knight in the National Order of the Legion of Honor medal (Source: CBS4)

France Recognizes 19 WWII Veterans In S. Fla.

Nineteen World War II veterans were recognized Wednesday by France at a ceremony in Surfside.


John Boehner

Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.