‘Honor to serve’: 4 from Jacksonville area join Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame
After retiring from the military, Navy veteran Michelle Poitier and Air Force veteran Deloris “Dee” Quaranta founded organizations to help fellow women veterans.
Female vet hopes to start a center that will help Duval County’s women vets
Duval County is home to more women veterans than any other county in the state. One woman says female vets often don’t get the help they need and end up falling through the cracks.
Women veterans group needs help fixing damaged ceiling ahead of Hurricane Dorian
The Northeast Florida Women Veterans of Jacksonville has been dealing with a severely leaking roof for quite some time now, but organizers believe Hurricane Dorian could make it completely cave in.
St. Johns County Veteran is victim of scam, in need of help
Recently, St. Johns County female veteran, ripped off in a financial scheme, turned to Northeast Florida Women Veterans for help.
Jax Chamber Names Dee Quaranta Winner of 6th Annual RDML Kevin F. Delaney Hall of Fame Award
Retired U.S. Air Force Technical Sergeant Dee Quaranta was named the winner of the 6th Annual RDML Kevin F. Delaney Hall of Fame Award at JAX Chamber’s 17th Annual Military Appreciation Luncheon Wednesday.
Civilian life offers multiple challenges for women veterans in Duval; survey results released
For women veterans in Duval County, finding adequate employment, financial stresses and mental health challenges are the leading barriers to building successful civilian lives after military service, according to the results of a recent survey
Nonprofits awarded grants totaling $58K as part of Celebration of Valor
Mayor Lenny Curry and leaders from several organizations on Monday highlighted the upcoming events for the 2019 Celebration of Valor, which honors the service and sacrifice of Jacksonville’s military community, and announced this year’s recipients of the community grants from the Jaguars for organizations serving military members and veterans.