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Navy SEAL Chad Williams visits Veterans Funeral Care

Veterans Funeral Care was blessed to have the opportunity to invite former Navy SEAL Chad Williams to be our keynote speaker for our 2015 Clergy Breakfast. The night before our clergy event we took Chad to dinner and he talked about his ministry, his time on active duty, and about...


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Veterans Funeral Care remembers Col. Schroeder, first to Normandy on D-day.

As we approach the anniversary of the D-day invasion it is important to remember the men and women who were there and reflect on what they went through that day. One of those men was retired Army Colonel Leonard Schroeder then a 25-year-old Captain. Col. Schroeder and his wife, Margaret,...


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A Marine’s Story of Guadalcanal

Bill Livingston was a friend of Veterans Funeral Care from the beginning of our company. Bill would stop by just to say hello and sometimes just to talk shop. Bill loved being a Marine. To give you an idea, before Bill died he made it a point to return to...


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National CRNA Week – A Tribute to Col. Butler

The week of January 24th - 30th was National CRNA Week. CRNA stands for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthestist. These are nurses who have a masters degree or higher and have a critical care background on top of 3-10 years of experience as a registered nurse. A CRNA is widely considered...


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We Are The Sons of UDT

Navy Frogmen who paved the way in Naval Special Warfare (SEALs) The Underwater Demolition Teams (UDTs) of World War II is where Naval Special Warfare as we know it today was born. During the 1930s as America's greatest generation prepared for war, the United Stated Navy realized that if such a...


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Operation Toy Soldier – US Coast Guard Station Sand Key

Operation Toy Soldier is in full swing this season at Veterans Funeral Care. Last season the Tampa Bay Community donated over 2,000 toys for children of military families. That year Veterans Funeral Care and the community donated all of those toys to MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida for...


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POW Survivor from WWII is presented a 48 star Flag

J.G. "Tracy" Taylor was captured by the Japanese following the attacks on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. At the time he was stationed on a small island in the western Pacific and remained a POW behind enemy lines for the during of the war. During his time as a...


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