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Resource fair for women veterans coming to Clearwater

Listen:  Florida has one of the highest populations of female veterans, with about 160 thousand living across the state, and a resource fair is coming soon to Pinellas County to help address their specific needs....

Deported Florida woman, subject of Netflix documentary, reunited with family three years later

A Polk County woman who became the subject of a Netflix documentary after facing deportation has been reunited with her family. It took nearly three years for Angel Juarez to get home and she is...

Where Do Your Pentagon Tax Dollars Go? And Official Tampa Delegation Visits Cuba

Radioactivity 10 24 2017 Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up: Here’s Where Your Tax Dollars for “Defense” Really Go Four soldiers were killed this month in Niger, catching many people off...

Legal advice for veterans seeking benefits on Radioactivity Friday

On Radioactivity Friday we spent the whole hour with Richard K. Hurley, Jr. and David C. Cory, of the Cory and Hurley Law Group, a local law firm that specializes in cases involving active military...
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Special Operations industry conference in Tampa

It takes a lot of equipment to perform military special operations and a company could strike it rich by scoring a contract to sell to the Department of Defense; that’s why dozens of them were...

Extended Maternity and Paternity Leave for Military

In an effort to better serve military families, and raise retention, the Defense Department is increasing maternity leave to 12 weeks paid time off, Defense Secretary  Ash Carter announce Thursday.  The new guidelines apply to...
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Operation: Reveille gives veterans homes in Tampa

About fifty veterans who were homeless Wednesday morning now have a place to live, thanks to a program called Operation: Reveille. Inside a giant cruise terminal at Port Tampa Bay dozens of social service organizations set...
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SDS continues push to rid USF of Bill Young’s name

Students for a Democratic Society in Tampa is continuing its campaign to get the University of South Florida to remove the name of a former member of Congress from the ROTC building on campus because...

Pasco WWII vet mustard gassed by U.S. experiments still waiting on VA benefits

story of a Pasco County man who says he was exposed and is not getting medical treatment from the governmen

President Obama tells MacDill troops no US ground combat in Iraq or Syria

Today in Tampa President Barack Obama reiterated that American troops would not have a combat role in the fight against militants in Iraq and Syria

Veterans Day Parade honors US armed forces

A parade honoring veterans took place at James Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa this morning. More than thirty-five units including veterans service organizations, high school bands, and Gasparilla krewes were part of the procession. The...

Special Operations Command Central groundbreaking at MacDill

The U.S. military’s Special Operations Command Central (SOCCENT) held a groundbreaking ceremony for their new headquarters in Tampa this morning at MacDill Air Force Base. SOCCENT is a subordinate unified command of US Central Command....

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