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    DreamWare Will Hire and Train Veterans in Naples, Florida

    A Naples-based tech company will hire and train 40 veterans using funding provided by the FL VETS Business Training Grant Program.   Veterans Florida, through the FL VETS Business Training Grant Program, awarded $160,689.93 to DreamWare, Inc., a Naples-based technology … Continue reading

    Florida Program Helps Veterans’ Families Get Vital Benefits

    A new program formulated by Florida state health and Veterans’ Affairs officials will help veterans’ families get the benefits they deserve.   On March 3, 2016, the Associated Press (AP) announced a new initiative launched in Tallahassee, Fla. Their news … Continue reading

    DigiPro Media Receives Funding to Hire and Train Veterans

    Pensacola-based tech company looks to hire and train veterans.   On February 29, 2016, Veterans Florida awarded DigiPro Media LLC., a Pensacola-based technology company, a FL VETS Business Training Grant to offset the training costs associated with hiring new veterans. The FL … Continue reading

    Outdoor Recreation for Wounded Veterans in Florida

    Operation Outdoor Freedom lets wounded veterans in Florida enjoy nature-based activities at no cost   Florida holds great appeal for veterans. Two of the state’s biggest draws are its outdoor recreational opportunities and its wonderful climate, which makes it easy … Continue reading

    Licensing Fee Waiver Program for Florida Veterans

    Florida supports veterans who pursue a professional or business license by reducing the related costs.   The primary goal of Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) is helping people in the state get to work—and that includes veterans … Continue reading

    Transportation Jobs for Veterans at CPG Enterprises

    Orlando-based trucking company CPG Enterprises receives FL VETS Business Training Grant to hire and train 30 veterans.   On February 17, 2016, Veterans Florida awarded CPG Enterprises, an Orlando based trucking company, $79,849.95 through the FL VETS Business Training Grant … Continue reading

    Expedited Firefighting Certification for Florida Veterans

    Operation Dispatch is a special Florida program that eases the way for military firefighters to enter the state’s civilian firefighting workforce.   There are certain qualities and skills one must have to become a member of the Florida firefighting community—high … Continue reading

    VALOR System: Expedited Health Care Licensure for Florida Veterans

    Florida’s expedited health care licensure program is designed to make it easier for veterans to work in a health care field, and to reduce the challenges their families face when relocating to the state.   The VALOR System—Florida Veterans Application … Continue reading

    Veterans Educational Benefits

    The federal government provides a wide range of helpful options and Florida offers additional support. Higher education undoubtedly helps those who have served in the military to land a job in the civilian sector after separating from service, and men … Continue reading

    Women Veterans Resources

    Women veterans are missing out on the many benefits available to them, but Florida is taking important steps to remedy the situation.   According to information released by the Department of Veterans Affairs in October of 2015, the national population … Continue reading