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Legion Post 90’s Cape high school shooting teams shine

American Legion Post 90 high school shooting teams from Cape Coral excel at district and state levels in 2021. As students returned to school in person for the first time since 2020, one of the elective programs available is the Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps. It is a military ...

Korean War Veterans Chapter 155 presents check to FSW

Korean War Veterans Chapter 155 Southwest Florida President Bob Kent recently presented a check for $1,000 to Heather Chester, the director of development for the Florida SouthWestern State College Foundation. Chapter 155 has an endowment scholarship with FSW that started in 2008 and ...

Veterans Hiring Event July 12 at Crowne Plaza

Career Source Southwest Florida's Veterans Team will be holding a Veterans Hiring Event Monday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Crowne Plaza, 13051 Bell Tower Drive, Fort Myers. Top tier companies such as Nor-Tech, Amazon, Lee Health, Family Health Center, Honc, 84 Lumber, Shaw ...

Estero Island Garden Club to dedicate Blue Star Memorial Marker Sunday

The Estero Island Garden Club will honor veterans with the dedication of a Blue Star Memorial Marker at the Fort Myers Beach Public Library this Saturday. The marker, which has been covered in plastic outside the library’s entrance, will be unveiled at 10 a.m. The blue star was used on ...

Mayor Gunter to speak at MOAA meeting Saturday

Cape Coral Mayor John Gunter will be the speaker at the Saturday, April 10, breakfast meeting of the Cape Coral Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America.  He will speak about activities relative to Cape City Council concerns and the community.  A question-and-answer session ...

102-year-old Cypress Cove resident receives Bronze Star after a 77-year wait

“I guess I never realized how much it meant to me,” said 102-year-old Elmer Blair after receiving his Bronze Star medal nearly eight decades after he led his army platoon safely away from an attack by a German tank during the Arno Line Italian campaign. His 1944 act of bravery in battle ...

VFW chaplain visits island veteran

Recently, VFW Post #4353 Chaplin Richard Di Buono paid a visit to James Dolph, 97, a World War II Navy veteran who resides in St. James City on Pine Island. Dolph served on the USS Lacka-wanna (AO 40) in the Pacific refueling units involved in various operations. While vacationing in Florida ...