Veterans Day at the Park


  • November 15, 2015
  • /   Chris Kazakos
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On the 11thhour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 2015, people across the U.S. and abroad gathered to celebrate those who have served and sacrificed for our country. The Pensacola community was no different as the 2015 Veterans Day ceremony began, at that moment, with 11 chimes from the Marine Corps Bell Tower at the Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Pensacola.

Don’t Thank Me Anymore... Just Care for Veterans Who Return and Work To End All War


  • November 15, 2015
  • /   Michael McPhearson
  • /   
Many years ago I became fed up with the hollow thank yous and stopped celebrating Veterans Day. Today I join with Veterans For Peace in a call to Reclaim November 11th as Armistice Day—a day to think about peace and thank those who served by working to end war.

Locals celebrate Veterans Day at the park


  • November 13, 2015
  • /   Marketta Davis, pnj.com | Photos by Tony Giberson
  • /   
Pensacola area residents gathered at Veterans Memorial Park for a Veterans Day observance and celebration.

On Veterans Day: The Ones We Missed


This November 11th will be our nation's 96th Veterans Day - a day meant to mark the end of the "war to end all wars." Almost a hundred years of parades and speeches, and of men and women returning to us from military service with seen and unseen injuries.

Veterans Remember Khe Sanh


  • November 6, 2015
  • /   Chris Kazakos
  • /   
On Thursday evening, the monuments at Veterans Memorial Park in Pensacola were not the only focal point. A mixed crowd of civilians, veterans and their families gathered on a perfect night at the park, as the sun set, for the last "Heroes Among Us” speaker series in 2015 to learn about the one of the Vietnam War’s most storied events: the battle of Khe Sanh.

Veterans Day at the Park


  • November 15, 2015
  • /   Chris Kazakos
  • /   
On the 11thhour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 2015, people across the U.S. and abroad gathered to celebrate those who have served and sacrificed for our country. The Pensacola community was no different as the 2015 Veterans Day ceremony began, at that moment, with 11 chimes from the Marine Corps Bell Tower at the Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Pensacola.

Don’t Thank Me Anymore... Just Care for Veterans Who Return and Work To End All War


  • November 15, 2015
  • /   Michael McPhearson
  • /   
Many years ago I became fed up with the hollow thank yous and stopped celebrating Veterans Day. Today I join with Veterans For Peace in a call to Reclaim November 11th as Armistice Day—a day to think about peace and thank those who served by working to end war.

Locals celebrate Veterans Day at the park


  • November 13, 2015
  • /   Marketta Davis, pnj.com | Photos by Tony Giberson
  • /   
Pensacola area residents gathered at Veterans Memorial Park for a Veterans Day observance and celebration.

On Veterans Day: The Ones We Missed


This November 11th will be our nation's 96th Veterans Day - a day meant to mark the end of the "war to end all wars." Almost a hundred years of parades and speeches, and of men and women returning to us from military service with seen and unseen injuries.

Veterans Remember Khe Sanh


  • November 6, 2015
  • /   Chris Kazakos
  • /   
On Thursday evening, the monuments at Veterans Memorial Park in Pensacola were not the only focal point. A mixed crowd of civilians, veterans and their families gathered on a perfect night at the park, as the sun set, for the last "Heroes Among Us” speaker series in 2015 to learn about the one of the Vietnam War’s most storied events: the battle of Khe Sanh.