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Road Name Change To Honor POW/MIA

Resident Community News A bill to honor and recognize former prisoners of war and the more than 82,000 service members still missing in action and unaccounted for was heard at the March 13 City Council meeting. Proposed by Cecil Field POW/MIA Memorial, Inc., Bill...

Chapel of the High-Speed Pass Updates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2018 Contact: Chaplain Pat Archuleta The Chapel of the High-Speed Pass will officially recognize February 3rd, 2019 and in future years as “Four Chaplains” day where the photos and bios of the Four Chaplains will be on display effective...

FSU unveils memorial in honor of U.S. Navy war hero Scott Speicher

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The spirit of Scott Speicher, an FSU alumnus celebrated as a true American war hero, is alive and well on the campus of Florida State University. FSU President John Thrasher joined members of Speicher’s family Friday to unveil a new memorial...

Foundation Academy partnership brings military history to life

School lessons of military conflict and escapes from captivity took on a whole new meaning Friday morning as students at The Foundation Academy listened to veterans reliving heroic stories from their time fighting for freedom. Dennis “Dizzy” Gillespie and Andy...

Mayor signs bill, turns Cecil Field memorial site over to nonprofit

Twelve weeks after its introduction and just eight weeks after Jacksonville’s City Council approved the bill, Mayor Lenny Curry executed a lease agreement Aug. 23 with POW/MIA Memorial Inc. to establish a memorial at Cecil Field to honor POW/MIA service men and women....