Military

WJCT Presents: Camp Blanding Documentary

Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced the award of grants totaling $725,000 to projects intended to assist several military installations in the state.

U.S. Army Operations in Vietnam R.W. Trewyn, Ph.D. , APC Defoliation National Archives / Via Wikimedia Commons

Local veterans can learn if they have a potential claim when it comes to the carcinogenic effects of Agent Orange.

Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet

The Navy's newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer will arrive at Naval Station Mayport Wednesday after being commissioned over the weekend.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

A new study points to Jacksonville's appeal among millennial military veterans and service members.

More Than 300 USS Fort McHenry Sailors Return Home To Mayport

Jul 18, 2019
Sailors aboard the USS Fort McHenry arrived at Naval Station Mayport Thursday.
News4Jax

After seven months away from home, the USS Fort McHenry returned from deployment Thursday.

Bob Self / The Florida Times-Union

The Florida Department of Transportation has started construction on a new access road leading to the Jacksonville National Cemetery on the city’s Northside.

Wounded Warrior Project

More than 40 disabled veterans from Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando and South Florida got to enjoy the ocean and some surfing Sunday thanks to volunteers.

Naval Hospital Jacksonville
Naval Hospital Jacksonville

The hospital at Naval Air Station Jacksonville is adding an eight bed in-patient behavioral health unit to better help service men and women suffering from acute mental illness.

Ships That Collided During Refueling Will Be Assessed At NS Mayport

Feb 6, 2019
News4Jax

Two United States Navy ships collided on Tuesday during refueling and will receive a full assessment at Naval Station Mayport, according to the Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 46.

Lt. Kyle "Chet" Turco. / U.S. Navy via Wikimedia Commons

It’s going to get noisier than usual this weekend for folks in the Whitehouse area.

3 New F-35 Squadrons Proposed For Florida's Tyndall Air Force Base

Dec 12, 2018
Via News Service of Florida

Florida politicians are quickly giving support to a U.S. Air Force recommendation to use supplemental funds to eventually locate three squadrons of F-35 fighters at hurricane-ravaged Tyndall Air Force Base.

United States Department of Veterans Affairs / Wikimedia Commons

The ninth annual veterans survey from the Jacksonville-based Wounded Warriors Project shows those surveyed made a 40 percent employment gain between 2014 and 2018.

Rachel Larue / Wikimedia Commons

Active duty and retired military looking for work in the civilian sector can now use an online tool designed to help make the transition easier.

Abukar Adan / WJCT News

The USS Sioux City arrived Wednesday at its new home base, Naval Station Mayport.  

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Jacksonville’s annual Veterans’ Day Parade kicked off from TIAA Bank Field at 11:01 Monday morning.

Pages