Military service members and veterans share the discipline, education and experience that’s integral to becoming part of Florida’s firefighting community. OPERATION DISPATCH cuts out redundant training so military-trained firefighters take 40 hours of training specific to Florida standards.
Complete Florida is ready, willing and able to help you get your college degree or certificate, advancing your career, both in the military and after your military service. Complete Florida offers an affordable and supportive path to a degree for individuals who have served our country.
The Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs is the premier point of entry for Florida veterans to access earned services, benefits and support. The FDVA also publishes the annual Florida Veterans’ Benefits Guide.
The Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation waives professional licensing fees for Active Duty, Veterans, and Spouses. You can also transfer your valid professional license from other states.
The Florida Department of Health provides expedited licensing for honorably discharged veterans and their spouses seeking licensure in all health care professions. Veterans and spouses receive a waiver of most licensing fees.
Active Duty and Veterans enjoy a 25% discount on annual passes to Florida’s award-winning State Parks system. Honorably discharged veterans with a service-connected disability receive free lifetime entrance passes to Florida State Parks.
The Florida World War II Heritage Trail, a 72-page guidebook, includes color and archival photographs of Florida sites related to World War II, and biographical sketches of many men and women who played a significant role during the war.