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    First Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program: a Rousing Success

    The inaugural Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program has given numerous veterans the knowledge and support they need to make their dream of launching their own business a reality.   Four years ago, Bradley Cantrell, 33, an active duty serviceman working as … Continue reading

    An Army Veteran Launches His Post-Military Life in Florida

    Florida offered a near-perfect climate, endless outdoor activities, in-state tuition and a warm family atmosphere.   Kyle Lee, 27, an Army veteran who is studying nursing, greets several classmates in a light-filled building on the Southshore campus of Hillsborough Community … Continue reading

    This Florida Veteran Dedicates Himself to Helping Others Transition

    The efforts of people like Mike Marzella make Florida one of the nation’s most supportive states for veterans.   When Mike Marzella transitioned out of the U.S. Army in 2004, he made the decision to return to his home state—Florida. … Continue reading

    For This Veteran, Florida Was the Ideal Place to Build a Business

    The CEO of DreamWare Inc. has found that South Florida and veterans are a boom to his tech enterprise   Bryan Harmon, a former marine, stands in front of a whiteboard in the soaring space in Bonita Springs, Florida that … Continue reading

    Join our team at Veterans Florida!

      Job Title: Budget and Grants Manager Location: Tallahassee, Florida Salary: $35,000 – $47,500 per year     Apply Now   Summary: Veterans Florida seeks a creative, well-organized, and experienced individual for the position of Budget and Grants Manager. The … Continue reading

    These Veterans Came to Florida to Get Their Degree

    Florida eases the transition between military service and civilian life with veteran-friendly campuses and businesses.   Desheun Hines and his wife Patricia are strolling across the lush University of Tampa campus where Desheun is pursuing a Business Management major in … Continue reading

    Basics of the VA Home Loan Guarantee Program

    Step-by-step instructions on how to obtain a VA Mortgage By Juan C. Jimenez, VA Mortgage Loan Specialist, Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. Our country affords our veterans the opportunity to obtain a mortgage for a home with no money down and … Continue reading

    Moving to Florida Was One of the Best Decisions This Veteran Ever Made

    Army JAG Corps veteran Whitney Bradfield recently transitioned to Florida. Her only regret: not having moved sooner.   Former JAG Corps paralegal Whitney Bradfield and her eight-year-old daughter Evelyn are digging for shells in the sugar white sands of Siesta … Continue reading

    6 Tips for Translating Your Military Service Into a Civilian Resume

    The personal attributes, skills and work ethic that military servicemen and women develop during their service are held in high regard by Florida businesses and are in great demand in the Sunshine State. The key is to convey these qualities … Continue reading

    Destin Jet to Hire and Train 10 Veterans in Destin, Florida

    Veterans Florida has awarded $36,445.00 through the FL VETS Business Training Grant Program to Destin Jet, a private aviation support facility based in Destin, FL. The company will use the funding to hire and train 10 new veteran employees.   … Continue reading