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National Forests in Florida participates in Veterans Day Parade

National Forests in Florida participates in Veterans Day Parade

National Forests in Florida military Veterans and employees participated in the Tallahassee, Fla., Veterans Day parade as hundreds of people lined the parade route. Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl highlighted the Forest Service appearance for the first time in the parade’s history. Young and old yelled “Hey Smokey, hey Woodsy,” as they passed by Florida’s [...]

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Navy Vet overcomes adversity to succeed

“If you’re from a single parent household like me, your parent is not always there to give you direction. Some are busy working all the time just to pay the bills. That’s the reality. The military gives you, direction, opportunity and discipline,” said U.S. Navy Veteran Jeff Fillion of the U.S. Forest Service. Born in [...]

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National Forests in Florida waives fees during Veterans Day weekend

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The National Forests in Florida is waiving fees at most of its day-use recreation sites over Veterans Day weekend. The fee waivers – the third this year — are offered in cooperation with other federal agencies under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act. Day-use fees will be waived at all standard amenity [...]

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Forest Service Waives Fees for Veterans Day 2010

Tallahassee, Fla. – In honor of Veterans Day and those Americans who have served in the armed services, the U.S. Forest Service is waiving fees to the public on Nov. 11 at select day-use recreation areas in the Apalachicola, Osceola and Ocala National Forests. “We extend this invitation to recognize the service and sacrifices of [...]

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