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    Veterans Florida Presentation at the 2015 Military, Defense and Veterans Opportunities Summit

    The 2015 Florida Chamber Foundation’s Military, Defense & Veterans Opportunities Summit gathered leaders from Florida’s military and defense industry, economic development experts, policymakers and the business community and examined the challenges facing Florida throughout the next 15-plus years and identified … Continue reading

    Veterans Florida Executive Director Calls on Business Community to Unite Efforts to Hire Vets – Florida Chamber of Commerce

    Florida has the nation’s third largest population of Veterans, with more than 1.5 million calling the Sunshine State home. With our state’s population expected to increase by 6 million residents by 2030, more private sector job creation will be needed … Continue reading

    Three Florida Cities Earn Best Destinations for Post-Military Life

    For years, maybe decades, you have lived where the U.S. government has told you to live. So when that discharge paperwork comes through, how do you decide where to go? For Military Times’ first-ever Best for Vets: Places to Live … Continue reading

    Program Focuses on Recruiting Veterans to Health Care Careers in Florida

    JUNE 9, 2015 TALLAHASSEE—Florida has the country’s third-largest population of military veterans and is proud to be a veteran-friendly state. The Florida Department of Health has programs in place to aid veterans in finding employment in health-related fields after they return … Continue reading

    Florida is for Veterans, Inc. Brands as Veterans Florida – Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs

    APRIL 24, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida is for Veterans, Inc. Executive Director, Bobby Carbonell, today announced the selection of Veterans Florida as the organization’s new brand name.  The board of directors voted unanimously to do business as Veterans Florida. The organization … Continue reading

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott gives final approval to in-state tuition rates for veterans – Miami Herald

    March 31, 2014 – BY KATHLEEN MCGRORY – Gov. Rick Scott signed the first substantive bill of the session Monday, creating a program that will waive out-of-state tuition fees for military veterans. Creates Florida is for Veterans, Inc., a corporation tasked … Continue reading