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Navy veteran Clarence Fite recently celebrated his 99th birthday. Looking back on his life, you might be surprised to learn that he originally planned on being a horse jockey. more
Friends of Army Aviation will be coming to the Okeechobee County Airport on Thursday November 10... more
Veteran Christopher Stephens thought things were going to get better after he had surgery on his shoulder, but instead, they were exponentially worse. more
June is PTSD Awareness month, and local veteran Gregg Maynard shared his thoughts on the subject. more
Flag Day is celebrated annually on June 14 to commemorate the adoption of the U.S. flag on June 14, 1777... more
When local veteran Gregg Maynard heard there would be no Memorial Day ceremony in the park this year, he immediately got to work planning a small service. more
Members of the American  Legion, VFW and the community gathered early Saturday morning to place flags on the graves... more
OKEECHOBEE — Unfortunately, the American Legion is unable to host the usual Memorial Day ceremony this year, but take heart, there will still be asmall service in the park. Please bring your … more
Memorial Services to honor veterans will be held in observance of Memorial Day at the following locations: more
Representatives of the AmVets Post 200 visited Okeechobee High School on May 4 ...… more
Veteran Bill Grady was born and raised in Massachusetts. In 1960, at the age of 17, he joined the Marines and went to boot camp at Paris Island. more
OKEECHOBEE – Veteran John Denney served his time in the military perfecting his newly acquired dental skills in Vietnam. more
An event was organized to honor veterans in Ancient Oaks Condominium and RV Resort. more
Local veterans were shocked Thursday when they were refused seating at a local restaurant... more
Veteran Gordon "Gordy" Borth loves nothing more than to sit and carve beautiful wooden signs, figurines, canes etc. more
Imagine his delight when local veteran Lloyd Ellison received cards thanking him for his service from Korean school children living in the United States. more
OKEECHOBEE --  Imagine his delight when local veteran Lloyd Ellison received cards thanking him for his service... more
The U.S. Department of Education, Indian River State College (IRSC) will mark the opening of a new Veterans Center... more
Wreaths Across America took place on Saturday, Dec. 18 all across the United States. more
Veterans John and Maria Koepke both served in the Air Force. more
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