Military

Jacob Sippel / U.S. Navy/Naval Hospital Jacksonville

A North Carolina military couple evacuated to Northeast Florida to escape Hurricane Florence will return home with a family double the size.

United States Department of Veterans Affairs / Via Wikimedia Commons

More than 20 veterans take their own lives every day in the U.S. and the majority never sought the help that was available to them.

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The U.S. Navy is testing private wells around Naval Air Station Jacksonville and certain other bases this month to make sure the water from them is safe to drink.

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Military veterans in Clay County are getting a new Veterans Administration outpatient health clinic.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry’s Office has released additional details for his plan to fly the five military branch flags in front of City Hall.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry says he’s decided that in addition to flying the United States flag, “we should add the five military branch flags in an array around the National Colors in front of City Hall.”

Microsoft along with its partner Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is about to launch its Software-and-Systems Academy in Jacksonville.

U.S. Navy

Two members from The Blue Angels will be arriving at Naval Air Station Jacksonville on Monday to discuss plans with representatives and the media for the upcoming NAS Jax Air Show on October 27 and 28.

A city inspector and her supervisor have been placed on leave following a controversial citation issued to Jaguar Power Sports for flying military flags, according to Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry’s office.

Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / U.S. Marine Corps. via Wikimedia Commons

Clay County has a big day planned. It’s hosting its Second Annual Veterans Appreciation Day on Saturday, April 14, at the Thrasher-Horne Center.

U.S. Navy

Naval Station Mayport’s newest ship has arrived.

Carlos Bouvier / WJCT News

The "Mad Foxes" of Patrol Squadron Five (VP-5) returned home to a big homecoming of famly and friends at Naval Air Station Jacksonville Wednesday, after completing a six-month P-8A Poseidon deployment to the U.S. 4th Fleet and U.S. 6th Fleet.

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A Navy wife says Naval Hospital Jacksonville left a portion of a needle in her spine when she gave birth there over a decade ago.

Gov. Rick Scott
Joslyn Simmons / WJCT

Governor Rick Scott visited of K9s For Warriors in Ponte Vedra Beach Thursday to highlight $180 million in funding that has been earmarked in Florida’s recently passed budget to help military members and their families.

Staff Sgt. Kae Thornton / U.S. Air Force

While Jacksonville is not one of the two Air National Guard locations the Air Force would prefer as a home base for its new F-35-A fighter jet, it’s still among the five sites in the running.

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