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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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First Lady: Vets Program Has Hired, Trained 380K

First lady Michelle Obama said Thursday that companies participating in a program to help veterans find employment have exceeded their initial goal by training or hiring 380,000 veterans and military spouses.

11/14/2013

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Buccaneers Sign 13-Year Veteran K Rian Lindell

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today the signing of 13-year veteran kicker Rian Lindell. Lindell (6-3, 227) joins the Buccaneers after spending the past 10 seasons with the Buffalo Bills, where he holds franchise records […]

98.7 The Fan–08/21/2013

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The Current: Rachel Potter and Spring Awakening Cast, Veterans Wheelchair Games, $100k Humana Nonprofit Grant, Changing the Emergency Room Visit

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (July 14th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: Spring Awakening cast members Rachel Potter, Chase […]

CBS Tampa–07/15/2013

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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Police Help Disabled War Vet Get New Xbox After Robbery

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa police officers are collecting money to replace items stolen from the home of a disabled war veteran.

CBS Tampa–11/18/2012

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