Veteran

‘Send Down the Rain’

‘Send Down the Rain’

By Charles Martin. The love story about a Vietnam veteran and his childhood sweetheart carries readers on a journey from…
Extraordinary

Extraordinary

A soldier for life Disabled veteran perseveres with help of Villages organization. Story: Leigh Neely // Photos: Anthony Rao Sgt.…
Dana McCarthy

Dana McCarthy

Formal naval academy instructor loves living in The Villages.   Vital Stats: Married to Diane for 50 years in November.…

Citizens who want to pay tribute to a military veteran have a new opportunity with the Vote in Honor of…
Saluting Don Van Beck

Saluting Don Van Beck

World War II and Korean War veteran Don Van Beck, 89, was inducted into the Florida Veterans Hall of Fame…
Sisters In Arms

Sisters In Arms

This month, we salute three women veterans from The Villages who proudly served in the U.S. military.   Women have…
Valor Knows No Gender

Valor Knows No Gender

‘There is an old adage that says a man has to prove he’s not great and a woman has to…
Military Marvel

Military Marvel

An 85-year-old marine widow and Eustis resident generously donated her home to an injured army veteran she had never met…
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