Chronicles of Courage: The Doolittle Raid
Nov09

Chronicles of Courage: The Doolittle Raid

The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor claimed more than 24-hundred American lives and propelled the United States into World War II. Four months after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, an audacious, top-secret mission to bomb Japan was underway aboard the American aircraft carrier USS Hornet. Lieutenant Colonel James Doolittle was the commander of the mission.  Dick Cole, Doolittle’s co-pilot, remembers,  “It was a very great honor for me...

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Suncoast veterans find a passion in the kitchen

SARASOTA – After serving in the military, many veterans feel like they can’t find a new purpose. Some Suncoast veterans are realizing that theirs is in the kitchen. Bryan Jacobs is Manatee County’s Veteran of the Year, but he wears many hats – one of them being a chef’s hat. “I love to cook and I love to play with food,” Jacobs said. “At the end of the day, I love to change veterans’ lives through food, and that’s what Vets-2-Success...

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