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U.S. Navy variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter conducts a test flight over the Chesapeake Bay. (Lockheed Martin via Getty Images)

Military Grounds Entire Fleet Of F-35 Jets

Plane caught fire last month on a runway at an Air Force base in Florida.

CBS Tampa–07/09/2014

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(AUDIO) The Current: American Heroes & Tax Time Tips

Today the Military Channel will be renamed. It will now be called the American Heroes Channel so as to honor those brave men and women who serve our country and whose stories will be told. […]

CBS Tampa–03/03/2014

Melvin Morris's citation comes after a decade-long review of minorities who may have been passed over for the U.S. military's highest honor. (Getty Images)

Man Shocked To Learn He’s Awarded Medal Of Honor

Vietnam veteran Melvin Morris was one of the first “green berets” and volunteered two tours in Vietnam.

CBS Tampa–02/22/2014

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Best Veterans Day Free Meals Around Tampa Bay For Vets, Military

Veterans Day 2013 will be observed on Monday, November 11. To honor our military hero’s many of the bay area restaurants will offering free meals to vets and active duty personnel.

10/28/2013

AMVETS helps improve quality of life for American Veterans (photo credit: AMVETS)

Event: AMVETS K9s For Veterans Food/Music Benefit, August 24

Join AMVETS Post 4 for their K9s for Veterans benefit event on Saturday, August 24. Enjoy great food, music, prizes and more. Your donations will benefit K9s For Veterans, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which trains […]

CBS Tampa–08/23/2013

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle visited the Port of St. Petersburg in June 2013 (photo credit: Franco Ripple/CBS Tampa Bay)

The Current: Independence Day Weekend Edition feat. Tampa Bay Veterans, Author Eric Blehm on Fallen Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown

Did you miss this past weekend’s Independence Day edition (July 7th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: Three Tampa Bay-area veterans on […]

CBS Tampa–07/08/2013

Air Force Special Operations airmen show off survival tools to kids from Make A Wish during a June 21 visit to MacDill Air Force Base (photo credit: Franco Ripple/CBS Tampa Bay)

The Current: NBA’s Marreese Speights & Stephen Graham, Make A Wish Kids Visit MacDill AFB, Gail Goodman and Chris Steinocher on National Small Business Week

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (June 23rd) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: NBA players Marreese Speights of the Cleveland […]

CBS Tampa–06/24/2013

Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band concert come to Tampa on Friday, May 10th (photo credit: vzwamp.com)

Event: Gary Sinise & Lt. Dan Band concert May 10 in Tampa

As heard on The Current this past weekend, actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band are coming to Tampa this weekend to put on an exciting concert for a great cause. WHAT: Lt. Dan […]

05/06/2013

Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band will play a Tampa benefit concert May 10 in Curtis Hixon Park (photo credit: garysinisefoundation.org)

Listen to The Current’s May 4-5 show here!

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition of The Current? No problem! Click the audio player below to catch the whole episode featuring Chris Kuban on the Lt. Dan Band benefit concert (May 10th), Dr. […]

05/06/2013

A member of the US military holds the Medal of Honor. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Palm Bay Man, 89, Fought In 3 Wars

Arcadio Santiago-Rodriguez spent 20 years quietly driving school buses in Brevard County and proudly flying the American flag on a tall pole in his front yard.

12/25/2012

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