Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nikita Custer / U.S. Navy

A piece of Jacksonville’s military history has completed its final mission.

Master Sgt. Donald R. Allen/U.S. Air Force

Two U.S. government agencies are seeking public input on a couple of projects.

U.S. Navy

The Fighting Tigers of Patrol Squadron 8 are returning home to Naval Air Station Jacksonville Tuesday following a six-month deployment.

This rendering shows a portion of the POW/MIA Memorial & Museum that is under construction at Jacksonville's Cecil Field.

An under-construction memorial and museum in Jacksonville to honor all former prisoners of war and those still missing in action is moving closer to receiving a national designation.

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.

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

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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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

City of Jacksonville

Veterans Day is this Sunday but the city of Jacksonville has already been honoring those who served in the armed forces.  

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  Eight local veteran-serving organizations were awarded a combined $50,000 in Resources and Reintegration community grants Friday, part of this year’s Celebration of Valor.

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.

JEA headquarters exterior
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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.

JEA's downtown Jacksonville headquarters.
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.