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    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

    Tri-Base Military Spouse Night Out Plus Free Ann Taylor Dresses

    Mayor Lenny Curry and the City of Jacksonville Military Affairs and Veterans Department will host a Military Spouse Night Out on May 6, 2016, 5-8 pm at Veteran’s Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL.  The free event is designed to honor … Continue reading

    Florida Veteran and Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Summit

    The Department of the Navy is hosting a free, two-day event on June 1-2, 2016 dedicated to creating career opportunities for our nation’s heroes and easing their transition into civilian life. In recognition of the fact that for many wounded, … Continue reading

    Florida Veterans Foundation Veterans Summit in Jacksonville

    A summit that serves, supports and advocates for Florida veterans by presenting information in the areas of greatest interest and benefit to them will take place in May, 2016. On Saturday, May 21, 2016, the Florida Veterans Foundation will hold … Continue reading

    First Family Insurance in Fort Myers, FL Hires & Trains Vets

    Veterans Florida awarded $52,833 in funding to First Family Insurance through the FL VETS Business Training Grant Program, which the company will use to hire and train 28 new veteran employees.   First Family Insurance works with clients to find … Continue reading

    Top Veterans Discounts: Save Thousands in Florida!

    There are many excellent reasons for veterans to make Florida their home—but the state’s efforts to help them cut costs are chief among them.   To express appreciation for the huge price veterans have paid in serving their country, Florida … Continue reading