Veterans Day at the Park


  • November 7, 2016
  • /   Sarah Patton
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In recognition of Veterans Day 2016, the Park will be holding a ceremony to pay special tribute to those who have served our nation.

FLORA-BAMA Documentary Screening to Raise Funds for VMPF


  • July 14, 2016
  • /   Emmalee Sutton
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The world famous FLORA-BAMA will host a Movie Screening event for the 50th anniversary of its establishment, held on Monday, July 25th. The Veterans Memorial Park Foundation (VMPF) will receive a percentage of the proceeds. Entry is $5 with donations encouraged.

FLORA-BAMA Documentary Screening to Raise Funds for VMPF


  • July 14, 2016
  • /   Emmalee Sutton
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The world famous FLORA-BAMA will host a Movie Screening event for the 50th anniversary of its establishment, held on Monday, July 25th. The Veterans Memorial Park Foundation (VMPF) will receive a percentage of the proceeds. Entry is $5 with donations encouraged.

Heroes Among Us: Coast Guard Night


  • July 13, 2016
  • /   Sarah Patton
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The third installment in the series, “Coast Guard Night,” is presented by Cpl JR Sears Detachment 066 of the Marine Corps League. The Marine Core League intends to honor all those Coast Guardsman who have served our nation with honor in both war and peace, with special remembrance of their daring rescues at sea. Guests of honor will be LCDR Vince Jansen and BMC Melvin Zebrowski, USCG.

Heroes Among Us: Coast Guard Night


  • July 13, 2016
  • /   Sarah Patton
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The third installment in the series, “Coast Guard Night,” is presented by Cpl JR Sears Detachment 066 of the Marine Corps League. The Marine Core League intends to honor all those Coast Guardsman who have served our nation with honor in both war and peace, with special remembrance of their daring rescues at sea. Guests of honor will be LCDR Vince Jansen and BMC Melvin Zebrowski, USCG.

Heroes Among Us: Native American Warriors Night


  • June 20, 2016
  • /   Sarah Patton
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Come join us this Thursday at 1800 (6:00 PM) at our very own Veterans Memorial Park for our second installment in our Heroes Among Us Speaker Series. The second installment in the series, “Native American Warriors Night,” is presented by Cpl JR Sears Detachment 066 of the Marine Corps League. Guests of honor will be Lieutenant Colonel Kirby Locklear and USAF 1st Sergeant Shannon Peavy, USA.

Heroes Among Us: Native American Warriors Night


  • June 20, 2016
  • /   Sarah Patton
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Come join us this Thursday at 1800 (6:00 PM) at our very own Veterans Memorial Park for our second installment in our Heroes Among Us Speaker Series. The second installment in the series, “Native American Warriors Night,” is presented by Cpl JR Sears Detachment 066 of the Marine Corps League. Guests of honor will be Lieutenant Colonel Kirby Locklear and USAF 1st Sergeant Shannon Peavy, USA.

The Final Mission at the 2016 Pensacola Beach Air Show


  • June 15, 2016
  • /   Sarah Patton
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The annual Pensacola Beach Air Show has always drawn a crowd at Pensacola Beach. This year’s 2016 show will also be featuring “The Final Mission,”, a flight that honors some of the last WWII Veterans in our community. The flight connects our Veterans with an important piece of their history: the Boeing Stearman flight trainer. This model of plane was the primary trainer for pilots throughout WWII.

The Final Mission at the 2016 Pensacola Beach Air Show


  • June 15, 2016
  • /   Sarah Patton
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The annual Pensacola Beach Air Show has always drawn a crowd at Pensacola Beach. This year’s 2016 show will also be featuring “The Final Mission,”, a flight that honors some of the last WWII Veterans in our community. The flight connects our Veterans with an important piece of their history: the Boeing Stearman flight trainer. This model of plane was the primary trainer for pilots throughout WWII.

Heroes Among Us Returns for 2016


  • June 8, 2016
  • /   Sarah Patton
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The “Heroes Among Us” speaker series has returned for its 2016 run. This incredible monthly series, started in 2013, represents those who have distinguished themselves in combat. It features stories from every generation and branch of the Armed Forces. The goal is to let people share their experiences with others to create a greater understanding of what life is like before, during, and after combat. In doing so, this series of shared experience provides healing to our Veterans.