Local Sailor Serves Aboard One Of Navy’s Most Versatile Combat Ships

  By Electa Berassa A 2005 Durant High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a crew working aboard one of the...

The Blue Angels

Senior Chief Bill Rhodes, a 20 year Navy veteran is currently assigned to the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, The Blue Angels, and works as an Aviation...

Veteran Remembers The Pacific, The Railroad And Pan Am

  By Derek Maul At 95 years of age with an excellent memory, Roy Nyquist has enough interesting stories to illustrate his own history book. Born in...

Exhibit Honors The American Soldier At St. Petersburg Museum

  The American Soldier, A Photographic Tribute From The Civil War To Iraq will be on exhibit at the St. Petersburg Museum of History March...

Homeless Veterans Get Support During Community Outreach Event

Local agencies joined forces once again last month to provide much-needed support to homeless veterans and to help them get off the streets in...

Fallen Marine’s Dream Lives On Through Family Effort And Community Support

Thanks to the tireless effort of one local family, coupled with love, dedication and commitment, a young fallen marine’s hopes and goal to make...

Sporting Clays Event Supports Honor Flight

When Valrico native Bridget Jenkins-Wilson returned home from escorting her World War II veteran on a daytrip to D.C. with Honor Flight in October,...

Passing The Saber: A Long Line Of Military Tradition

By Derek Maul Veteran John Newcomb comes from a long line of military tradition. “My great-grandfather, Loring Newcomb, served in Union Navy (American Civil War),” he...

Celebration Salutes Nation’s Heroes, Showcases Korean, Vietnam & Iraq War Memorials

By Tamas Mondovics Residents both young and old throughout Brandon and surrounding areas gathered together at local schools and parks to remember and honor the...

Dad Surprises Children With Holiday Homecoming

By Tamas Mondovics There is no shortage of clever ways that some military parents come up with to surprise their entire family or just the...