World War II


  • March 3, 2016
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Sailor's wife hears service call


  • February 19, 2016
  • /   Landon Stinson from Pnj.com
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Young lovers have graced history with their shared service to America from George and Martha Washington to Chris and Taya Kyle. Pensacola Naval Air Station is home to one of these shared hearts and it beats within United States Navy Hospital Corpsman Bryan and his wife, Jennifer Coble.

From Vietnam to Baghdad


  • February 7, 2016
  • /   Hill Goodspeed, Pnj.com
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For many Americans, the first news of Operation Desert Storm 25 years ago came through the excited voices of CNN reporters broadcasting over the sights and sounds of tracer fire and bombs exploding as they struck targets in Baghdad. It was an event that was months in the making...

How Some Vets Became 'Forgotten'


Now PTSD is a recognized diagnosis, listed in the DSM (Diagnostic Statistical Manual) since 1980. But it wasn't widely known nor recognized when I was testifying in the sentencing phases of veterans' trials in the early '80s. Those experiences resulted in the first book to lay out strategies for attorneys...

New Wall South Book Published


  • January 23, 2016
  • /   Chris Kazakos
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When the Vietnam Wall at the Veterans Memorial Park of Pensacola was under construction in 1992, Art Giberson was there every day. His love for fellow Vietnam Veterans and commitment to the Wall’s fruition made him a significant part of the Park’s history and future. Using skills acquired after a 22-year...

Marine Corps League wins honor medal


  • January 3, 2016
  • /   Marketta Davis, Pnj.com
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The Marine Corps League has been designated a George Washington Honor Medalist for its Heroes Among Us speaker series.

Veterans Memorial Park Foundation Teams Up with Escambia County Sheriffs Office


  • December 30, 2015
  • /   Chris Kazakos
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An effort to attract more Veterans for employment.

Local Students Show Support and Appreciation for Veterans


  • December 15, 2015
  • /   Chris Kazakos
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Local veteran volunteers judged a essay contest for elementary and middle school students.

Pensacola Community Unites to Honor and Remember on Pearl Harbor Day


  • December 9, 2015
  • /   Chris Kazakos
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Locals gather to remember the anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Homelessness: Plenty of Talk, Not Enough Commitment


  • December 3, 2015
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The scene we see on the ground has not changed much from when I started working with homeless vets in the 1970s. If anything, it is worse than it's ever been.