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Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

Below are resources and stories related to veterans

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A Way for Vets to Help Their Families

Military service involves more than the person wearing the uniform – families are always a part of that equation. A…(more)

Army combat veteran Wes Moore is a New York Times bestselling author, executive producer for the PBS Series "Coming Back with Wes Moore," and the keynote speaker commemorating Sarasota's Patriot Plaza.
Credit Courtesy of Wes Moore

   Veteran Commemorates Patriot Plaza

Saturday in Sarasota they’re holding the national commemoration of Patriot Plaza. It’s the 2800 seat amphitheater and art installation built…(more)


10 Ways to Celebrate Veterans Day

Have you missed the Veterans Day parade or the ceremony at your local VA National Cemetery? Well, there’s still time…(more)

Veteran Cheldyn Donovan has severe social phobia. But by learning to play guitar, he's been able to overcome some of his fears.

   Art in Action at Veterans’ Open Mic

Beyond the battlefield and the barracks, some of Florida’s 1.5 million veterans have had trouble transitioning to civilian life. Yet,…(more)

An evening view of Patriot Plaza Amphitheater at Sarasota National Cemetery.
Steven Brooke The Patterson Foundation

   Patriot Plaza Is a First at VA Cemeteries

Problems with veterans’ health care and benefits have dominated recent headlines. But there is one section at the Department of…(more)


   Vietnam Veterans of America, Pinellas

Vietnam Veterans of America founding principle: “Never Again will one generation of veterans abandon antoher.” The VVA is the only…(more)


   Paralyzed Veterans of America

PVA National Service Office- Tampa James A. Haley VA TampaJames A Haley Veterans Hospital 13000 Bruce B. Downs Blvd, CO51-38…(more)


   Team Red, White and Blue Tampa Chapter

Team RWB’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social…(more)

Russ Barnes, a retired Air Force colonel, designed the USF Veterans Employment Project.

   Launching Careers, Finding Jobs for Vets

Despite the improving economy, finding a job or establishing a career remains a challenge for the estimated one million or…(more)


Vets Voices: Why I joined VCH

This blog marks the first entry to kick off our new Veterans Coming Home (VCH) blogging series. We will be…(more)