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Flagler County Veterans Services Office closed May 6-9

Flagler County Veterans Services Office closed May 6-9

The Flagler County Veterans Services Office will be closed Monday through Thursday, May 6-9, to allow the team to attend annual training.   The training, which is conducted by the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, is required for each team member’s re-certification as an accredited representative who is recognized by the U.S. of Veterans Affairs to assist veterans and their families with their interactions before the VA.   “Veterans who need assistance should try to make arrangements to meet with us this week, or the latter part of next week when our offices reopen on Friday, May 10,” said Veterans…
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Guitars 4 Vets Lead Coordinator Earl Presley Inducted as DAV Chaplain

Guitars 4 Vets Lead Coordinator Earl Presley Inducted as DAV Chaplain

Earl Presley was just inducted as the DAV 86 Chaplain. Presley is also the Lead Coordinator and Instructor for Guitars 4 Vets Palm Coast. Presley volunteered to take on this role as the former DAV Chaplain was just elected as the VFW's new commander. The DAV serves the Flagler County area. The chaplain position requires the veteran holding the position to be an ordained minister. Presley holds a Master's in Theological Studies from Brite Divinity School at TCU. The DAV is an organization with a single purpose; to empower veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity. The DAV…
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Operation 22 Gears Up to Hold First Annual Poker Run

Operation 22 Gears Up to Hold First Annual Poker Run

September 16th, 2023, Operation 22 is setting up to hold their first annual poker run to raise funds. The funds raised from this event will go to Operation 22 which works diligently to combat the suicide rate among veterans. We sat down at FLO Mortgage to talk with Stephen Swarner, the President of Operation 22, to understand what Operation 22 does in a nutshell, the details of their upcoming event and how the community can make this event successful. Swarner started the conversation by explaining a little bit about Operation 22, Part of their mission is to bring awareness to…
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Flagler County recognizes its employees who served for Veterans Day – government offices closed Friday November 11

Flagler County recognizes its employees who served for Veterans Day – government offices closed Friday November 11

November 4, 2022 – Flagler County officials have been honoring the veterans within the organization with a weeklong social media tribute through Veterans Day, Thursday, in gratitude for their service to the United States, and continued dedication to the county. "I am truly honored to work with so many veterans who have served our country with distinction, and who continue to serve our community in other capacities," said County Administrator Heidi Petito. "There's no one more deserving of our gratitude and respect than those who have served, or who continue to serve in the military, so that we can continue to…
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