Tag: Disabled veterans

Staff ReportsNovember 3, 2016

A group founded to help wounded post-9/11 military veterans readjust to life back home has expanded beyond its South Florida roots and has new name to match. The Wounded Warriors of South Florida will become the Wounded Veterans Relief Fund. “This is a pivotal time in our organization’s history,” executive director Mike Durkee said in […]

Drew WilsonNovember 18, 2015

A new camp in Polk County aims to give Florida’s disabled veterans a private space to enjoy the outdoors and the company of their fellow veterans. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam announced the opening of Camp Prairie Wednesday as a part of his department’s “Operation Outdoor Freedom” campaign, which Putnam launched after taking office in 2011. […]


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