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Veteran Voices

  • Vets news briefs

    Rep. announces WW II registration
       Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-05) announced recently that his District Office would be providing assistance to veterans who wish to be registered with the National World War II Memorial.
       On Wednesdays and Fridays throughout the month of September, World War II veterans are invited to stop by the congressman’s district office, located at 16224 Spring Hill Drive in Brooksville for assistance registering with the National World War II Memorial.

  • Military memorials open to public

    The Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall will be in Crystal River from Sunday, Oct. 2 to Sunday, Oct. 9 at the Holcim Property on U.S. 19 a mile north of C.R. 488. Other military tributes will also be open free to the public 24 hours a day. All veterans, families and school groups can also visit the Florida Military of the Order Purple Heart Mural Memorial, the Korean War Memorial and the Moving Tribute to those dead in the Global War on Terror and Sept. 11.

  • VA posts online list of ships associated with presumptive Agent Orange exposure

    WASHINGTON – Veterans who served aboard U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships operating on the waters of Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975, may be eligible to receive Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability compensation for 14 medical conditions associated with presumptive exposure to Agent Orange. 

  • VFW News

     On Aug. 1, the National Commander In Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States of America, Richard Eubank, of California, visited the local Chiefland VFW Post 5625. He and the Florida State Officers were in route to Tallahassee for a meeting with our governor and political representatives to promote veterans legislation.

  • It’s not ‘Forgotten’

     By NANCY KENNEDY

  • American Legion

     American legion Auxiliary 

  • Vet briefs

     n American Legion installng officers

  • Human Animal Bond brings pets to patients, staff

     By  MELISSA BOWER 

  • Services from the VA

    Each month on the Veteran Voices page the Citizen will provide information o the services available to those who have served. 

  • Commander of the Year

     Bill Conquest, commander of the Sons Squadron of AMVETS Post 88, was awarded the Sons "Commander of the Year Award" at the 66th Annual Department of Florida Convention held June 10-12 in Orlando at the Rosen Centre Hotel.  Commander Mark Englert, department officer of Squadron No. 67 presented Conquest the award at the banquet.