Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT News

Thousands of sailors and Marines based in Jacksonville are looking at months ahead without their families after they shipped out from the Mayport Navy base aboard the U.S.S. Iwo Jima Wednesday.

Duval's Venetia Elementary Recognizes Military Kids

Apr 14, 2016
Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News


It was Purple-Up day at Venetia Elementary School. Kids showed up at the school wearing the color Thursday to represent the military, and to recognize kids in military families.