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    5 Reasons Veterans Love Living in Florida

    Florida is an ideal state for veterans to live in. It’s no wonder so many have already made it their home and that more are moving here all the time.   It’s hard to boil down the state’s many enticing … Continue reading

    New Florida Program Teaches Veterans How to Run Their Own Business

    State universities in Florida are joining together to offer a special three-phase program to teach veterans entrepreneurship.   An innovative entrepreneurship program spearheaded by Veterans Florida and dedicated to teaching veterans how to start and run their own business is … Continue reading

    New Grant Program Helps Florida Businesses Hire and Train Veterans

    A new state grants program will reimburse businesses for part of the cost they incur to train veteran employees.   Florida employers seeking to enhance their work force will soon get a leg up on the competition with a new … Continue reading

    Veterans Florida selects four universities to participate in an innovative statewide entrepreneurship program for veterans

    November 24, 2015 Veterans Florida selects four universities to participate in an innovative statewide entrepreneurship program for veterans Funded through a $1 million appropriation from the State Legislature TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Veterans Florida Executive Director, Bobby Carbonell, today announced the selection of … Continue reading

    Veterans Florida Posts RFP for FL VETS Entrepreneurship Network Partner

    Veterans Florida seeks responses from qualified post­secondary institutions of higher learning in Florida to serve as a partner for a comprehensive veterans entrepreneurship program, that will be implemented across a network of Florida institutions called the Florida VETS Entrepreneurship Program. … Continue reading

    Veterans Florida Presentation at the 2015 Military, Defense and Veterans Opportunities Summit

    The 2015 Florida Chamber Foundation’s Military, Defense & Veterans Opportunities Summit gathered leaders from Florida’s military and defense industry, economic development experts, policymakers and the business community and examined the challenges facing Florida throughout the next 15-plus years and identified … Continue reading

    Veterans Florida Executive Director Calls on Business Community to Unite Efforts to Hire Vets – Florida Chamber of Commerce

    Florida has the nation’s third largest population of Veterans, with more than 1.5 million calling the Sunshine State home. With our state’s population expected to increase by 6 million residents by 2030, more private sector job creation will be needed … Continue reading

    Three Florida Cities Earn Best Destinations for Post-Military Life

    For years, maybe decades, you have lived where the U.S. government has told you to live. So when that discharge paperwork comes through, how do you decide where to go? For Military Times’ first-ever Best for Vets: Places to Live … Continue reading

    Program Focuses on Recruiting Veterans to Health Care Careers in Florida

    JUNE 9, 2015 TALLAHASSEE—Florida has the country’s third-largest population of military veterans and is proud to be a veteran-friendly state. The Florida Department of Health has programs in place to aid veterans in finding employment in health-related fields after they return … Continue reading

    Florida is for Veterans, Inc. Brands as Veterans Florida – Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs

    APRIL 24, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida is for Veterans, Inc. Executive Director, Bobby Carbonell, today announced the selection of Veterans Florida as the organization’s new brand name.  The board of directors voted unanimously to do business as Veterans Florida. The organization … Continue reading