President Biden honors Veterans in 70th annual observance at Arlington National Cemetery
President Biden is expected to participate in the 70th annual National Veterans Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery starting at 11 a.m. Saturday to honor the men and women who have served and continue to serve in the U.S. armed forces during war and peacetime.
This Army veteran was living on the streets. Now he works in the mayor’s office
Mayor Donna Deegan and Harrison Conyers, Director of Military Affairs and Veterans Services for the City of Jacksonville, will highlight the work of the Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program (HVRP) and recognize two of its participants, on Thursday, November 9.
‘They don’t care that we’re not getting paid’: Jacksonville military families concerned about government shutdown
Hundreds of thousands of service members and civilian workers, including military families in Jacksonville, might not see their next paycheck unless Congress passes emergency legislation to ensure America’s military continues to get paid.
After conquering Atlantic, local rowers now take on Pacific Ocean in weeks-long trek for charity
U.S. Marine veteran Paul Lore, 60 of Fernandina Beach, and Mat Steinlin, 44 of St. Augustine, have teamed up again. This time for a 2,800-mile trek across the Pacific Ocean to Kauai to raise awareness and funds for K9s For Warriors and the Children’s Tumor Foundation.
Ex-St. Marys soldier sentenced to 20 years in murder plot against serviceman who turned him in for using marijuana
A 23-year-old ex-soldier from St. Marys was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to his role in a plot that led to the stabbing death of a fellow solider in his Fort Stewart barracks.
While their husbands were gone on USS The Sullivans, these two wives formed a strong virtual bond
Hundreds of sailors are back at Naval Station Mayport with their families after USS The Sullivans most recent four-month deployment. Missions included seizing illegal weapons while visiting 21 different countries.
Onboard with the Coast Guard: Bringing out the big guns to stop potential threats
News4JAX Meteorologist Richard Nunn has shown us everything from rescue operations to maintenance while going onboard with the Coast Guard. Now, he's giving us a closer look at how Coast Guard Station Mayport can stop a potential threat.
‘Timely access to care and benefits’: VA department makes promise to military veterans battling cancer due to exposure
Military veterans battling cancer because they were exposed to burn pits, Agent Orange, and other toxic substances, will have their benefits claims expedited to ensure they get “timely access to care and benefits.”
Coast Guardsman surprises daughter at school after 9-month deployment
Olivia Sowell was sitting with her fellow students on the floor of the Hickory Creek Elementary School cafeteria. Her principal, Mrs. Yvette Cubero-Gonzalez, gave them a brief lesson on military history and culture, an appropriate foreshadowing for a surprise to come.
Driver fleeing hit & run crash dies after attempting to ram Birmingham Gate at NAS Jacksonville
A driver who attempted to crash through the Birmingham Gate at Naval Air Station Jacksonville on Thursday morning died after gate sentries deployed the protective barrier that stopped the vehicle from entering the base, Navy officials said.