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Ramps for Veterans was founded by Wade Hunt and helps Veterans in need in the community who cannot afford to build their own ramps. more
Veteran Jeff Whitlock was born and raised in Okeechobee. He was one of the last babies born in the old hospital... more
OKEECHOBEE — Wade Hunt, with Ramps for Veterans advertised recently asking if any local veterans needed a ramp built free of charge. He and his crew try to do one ramp per month for a veteran … more
When asked to tell his story for this series, Joe Glossup was hesitant. He considers himself an advocate for peace and found himself pondering... more
The American Legion Post 130, with the help of our generous donors and wonderful volunteers... more
Southeast Florida Honor Flight and POW-MIA-OREE are partnering to host Pull! For their veterans Sporting Clays... more
Although he was born in Pennsylvania in 1949, veteran Ronnie Rhoades and his family moved to Delray Beach when he was about 7 years old. more
On Saturday, Dec. 29, over 25 motorcycles with the Eagle Riders and Leather Necks escorted a semi trailer-truckload of wreaths... more
This week's Veteran's Story features Bob Owens, born in Pahokee but he grew up in Palm Beach County. more
X-22 Adventures is a non-profit organization founded by veteran Steve Cone in order to help curb the suicide rate of veterans... more
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is located at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. It is dedicated to deceased United States services members... more
In December veteran Steve Cone, after he graduated, was on his way to the Air Force where he spent three and a half years. more
For the past four years, Okeechobee has participated faithfully in observing National Wreaths Across America Day... more
In another precautionary measure, Southeast Florida Honor Flight announces the cancellation of their scheduled 2021 Honor Flights for April 10 and May 15... more
On Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 5 to 7 pm., the American Legion is honoring our veterans... more
On Veterans Day, Beef O’Brady’s displays a table in honor of all veterans. more
the Clewiston High School Public Service Academy (CHSPSA) held a beautiful and heartfelt Veterans Day ceremony... more
Born and raised in Okeechobee, veteran Bobby White joined the service in order to keep from being drafted. more
The small, masked and socially distanced crowd applauded the students and their teacher for a job well done. more
A local, family-owned business honored several veterans on Veterans Day by giving them American flags and flags from the branch of service in which they were members. more
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