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Outdoor Recreation for Wounded Veterans in Florida

Operation Outdoor Freedom lets wounded veterans in Florida enjoy nature-based activities at no cost   Florida holds great appeal for veterans. Two of the state’s biggest draws are its outdoor recreational opportunities and its wonderful climate, which makes it easy … Continue reading

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Licensing Fee Waiver Program for Florida Veterans

Florida supports veterans who pursue a professional or business license by reducing the related costs.   The primary goal of Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) is helping people in the state get to work—and that includes veterans … Continue reading

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Transportation Jobs for Veterans at CPG Enterprises

Orlando-based trucking company CPG Enterprises receives FL VETS Business Training Grant to hire and train 30 veterans.   On February 17, 2016, Veterans Florida awarded CPG Enterprises, an Orlando based trucking company, $79,849.95 through the FL VETS Business Training Grant … Continue reading

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Expedited Firefighting Certification for Florida Veterans

Operation Dispatch is a special Florida program that eases the way for military firefighters to enter the state’s civilian firefighting workforce.   There are certain qualities and skills one must have to become a member of the Florida firefighting community—high … Continue reading

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VALOR System: Expedited Health Care Licensure for Florida Veterans

Florida’s expedited health care licensure program is designed to make it easier for veterans to work in a health care field, and to reduce the challenges their families face when relocating to the state.   The VALOR System—Florida Veterans Application … Continue reading

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