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.
Southeastern Grocers raises more than $1.25M to support scholarships for military family members
With the help of customers, Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of Jacksonville-based grocery store chain Winn-Dixie, raised more than $1.25 million through an annual six-week donation program to support scholarships for members of military families.
Local veteran partners with nonprofit to clean laundry for veterans at no cost Saturday
A local veterans' advocate and social media influencer has teamed up with the volunteers from Current Initiatives to wash and dry loads of laundry for veterans in need at no cost Saturday at the Veteran Coin Laundry on Mayport Road.
‘He could steal your heart’: Family, friends say goodbye to soldier killed by bear in Alaska
The Palatka-born Army paratrooper, who lived in St. Augustine, survived serving in Afghanistan before he was killed May 10 while training with a small group in a remote part of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska.
Southeastern Grocers pledges $100K to support scholarships for military family members
Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of Jacksonville-based grocery store chain Winn-Dixie, has announced the launch of its annual six-week community donation program to support scholarships for members of military families.