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GEOINT intelligence event expected to boost business locally

GEOINT intelligence event expected to boost business locally

TAMPA — Some of the nation's top spies and military leaders, along with about 4,000 others in the defense, intelligence and homeland security communities, are descending on Tampa this week for a symposium being billed by organizers as “th...
Published: 04/13/14
Tampa VA hospital’s $56 million center almost ready

Tampa VA hospital’s $56 million center almost ready

Spread out over more than 170,000 square feet on two floors, the new Polytrauma and Rehabilitation Center at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital is a $56 million project four years in the making.
Published: 04/12/14
Fort Hood fallen pass through Tampa

Fort Hood fallen pass through Tampa

In a pair of solemn ceremonies a few hours apart, the bodies of two soldiers killed at Fort Hood last week were received at Tampa International Airport on Friday.
Published: 04/11/14
Volunteer veterans help other vets in need

Volunteer veterans help other vets in need

He served his country in World War II, enlisting in the Army at age 17 and fighting battles in France, Germany and Belgium. But that wasn't enough for Boris Stern.
Published: 04/11/14
MacDill military dog that saved patrol retires with honors

MacDill military dog that saved patrol retires with honors

TAMPA – Staff Sgt. Shannon Hutto thought his bomb sniffing dog Eddie was just being lazy when he wouldn't move from a certain spot one hot day in Afghanistan in 2012.
Published: 04/11/14
Fort Hood victims arrive in Tampa today

Fort Hood victims arrive in Tampa today

Two flag-draped coffins, containing bodies of soldiers slain at Fort Hood last week, will arrive at Tampa International Airport to begin the final leg of their final journeys.
Published: 04/10/14
Updated: 04/11/14
State inspectors denied records at Tampa VA hospital

State inspectors denied records at Tampa VA hospital

For the second time in as many days, inspectors from the state’s Agency for Health Care Administration were turned away from a local Department of Veterans Affairs medical center after seeking records....
Published: 04/09/14

Bay Pines VA facility turns away state inspectors

A day after Department of Veterans Affairs officials released the locations where delays in treatment led to deaths and injuries of patients, the state’s Agency for Health Care Administration continued carrying out Gov. Rick Scott’s ord...
Published: 04/08/14
Body of Fort Hood victim to arrive Friday in Tampa

Body of Fort Hood victim to arrive Friday in Tampa

The body of one of the three soldiers killed in last week’s rampage at Fort Hood will be returning to the Tampa Bay area Friday.
Published: 04/08/14
VA releases findings on deaths, injuries from delayed tests

VA releases findings on deaths, injuries from delayed tests

Three veterans died and nine others were injured as the result of delays in treatment for gastrointestinal cancers in the VA’s Sunshine Healthcare Network serving Florida, southern Georgia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, according to a mu...
Published: 04/07/14