Veterans
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Central Elementary School students riding bus #1503 proudly wore the red t-shirts given to them by the Amvets Riders of Post 200 on Friday. more
Local veterans, city employees and volunteers are busily working on refurbishing the big guns from Veterans’ Park. more
You may have noticed a couple things missing from Veterans' Park this week. Have no fear, the guns were not taken for nefarious reasons but have been transported to a secure … more
Veteran Jon Folbrecht packed parachutes for the Army. more
Helping Trail of Hope with their cleanup efforts, the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office  offered their aluminum ramp to Amy Fisher ... more
Local volunteers have formed a committee to work on the much-needed repairs in Veterans' Park.  more
After four long years of working toward it, Circuit Court Judge William Wallace was thrilled to be a part of announcing … more
On Saturday, Sept. 17, Palm Beach International Airport will be the place to be as Southeast Florida Honor Flight... more
The Navy SEAL Museum will host the 37th Annual Muster and Music Festival on Nov. 4 and 5 more
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
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