Category: Stories of Service

STORIES OF SERVICE: Retired Army Lt. Col. Skip Taylor of Viera Inducted Into Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame

Military Officers Association of America Cape Canaveral Chapter member Retired Army Lt. Col. Harry “Skip” Taylor of Viera has been inducted into the Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame. During his two years in Vietnam with the 1st Cavalry Division, he was awarded a Silver Star and three Bronze Stars for valor, plus two purple hearts. He rose from the bottom to close to the top, working at the Pentagon, NATO, the DIA and the State Department. […]

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STORIES OF SERVICE: Daughters of the American Revolution Ceremony Recognizes Vietnam Era Veterans

The Friday Night Locker Room’s Steve Wilson and Orville Susong were live with another episode of “Stories of Service,” which honors Brevard County Veterans on Space Coast Daily TV. […]

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STORIES OF SERVICE: U.S. Air Force Veteran Hannah Clarke Talks About Military Service, Life’s Challenges

Hannah Clarke, a Veteran of the United States Air Force, grew up near the Merritt Island Airport so it’s no surprise that she fell in love with airplanes and dreamed of flying. […]

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STORIES OF SERVICE: Merritt Island Native Timothy Wieckowski Promoted to Captain in U.S. Army

Merritt Island native Timothy Wieckowski has been promoted to the rank of Captain in the U.S. Army and also accepted into the Army Funded Legal Education Program, which selects 25 soldiers annually to attend law school. […]

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WATCH: Annual Military Order of the Purple Heart Ceremony Held at Brevard Veterans Memorial Center

Purple Heart Day recognizes and honors recipients, and in Brevard County, Chapter 453 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, paid tribute to members of the Armed Forces wounded or killed in action.  […]

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