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May 24, 2023

Veterans parking spaces now at county buildings

Northwest Florida is home to quite a few veterans. In many places, veterans can enjoy designated parking spots but at Santa Rosa County-owned facilities, the only veterans parking spots were for Purple Heart recipients. Other veterans did not have designated parking. At least not until now.

Apr 7, 2023

Milton soldier dies in Black Hawk helicopter crash

A soldier from Milton was killed in a helicopter crash at Fort Campbell in Kentucky March 29. The crash killed nine other soldiers as well. Warrant Officer 1 Jeffrey Barnes, 33, of Milton, had been flying in a Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter during a training exercise when his helicopter and another Black Hawk crashed around 10 p.m. During a news conference the following day, Brig. Gen. John Lubas said the helicopters were flying a multiship formation and using night vision goggles.

Sep 30, 2022

Comedy tour coming to NAS Whiting Field

NAS Whiting Field will be the place for comedy next week when the Gary Sinise Foundation and NAS Whiting Field Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) present ‘The Almost Red, White, & Blue’ Comedy Tour to members of Whiting Field on Wed., Oct. 5.

The event is set to begin at 2 p.m. and doors will open at 1:30pm.. The tour will perform in Sikes Hall on the installation.

Feb 5, 2022

Milton NJROTC shooting club gets off to strong start

Milton’s team scored a 238.1 to earn its first win of the season. Trigger Time finished with a score of 207.9.

Dec 13, 2021

Military instructors fly Santa in for quick visit

Students at Gulf Breeze Elementary school were visited by Santa Claus, who arrived by helicopter thanks to the HT-8 Eightballers, a helicopter training squadron assigned to Training Air Wing Five at Naval Air Station Whiting Field.

Nov 17, 2021

Gaetz joins other elected officials questioning military vaccine policies

Here’s the text of Rep. Matt Gaetz’s letter, also signed by eight other House members:

Nov 12, 2021

Milton shows gratitude for veterans

Members of surrounding communities gathered alongside Milton residents Thursday to honor those who have served in the United States military.

Nov 5, 2021

Santa Rosa County Veterans Day events include parade, ceremony

Three Veterans Day events will take place in Santa Rosa County on Thurs., Nov. 11.

Oct 13, 2021

Pace native serves as a member of U.S. Navy’s 'Silent Service'

Pace native serves as a member of U.S. Navy’s 'Silent Service'

Sep 29, 2021

Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial seeks participants for Veterans Day parade

Contact Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial for details about the upcoming parade and ceremony.

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