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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Saluting Our Veterans: Chronicles of Courage

NBC NEWS – U.S. Marines advance over the black beaches of Iwo Jima in the Pacific Ocean. The Allies win the battle of Iwo Jima, and also gain a strategic air base closer to Japan for a unit now assigned to escort Boeing B-29 bombers during raids. U.S. Army Air Forces Pilot Jerry Yellin flies the North American P-51 Mustang, a sleek fighter plane with a powerful Packard Merlin engine and graceful handling in the skies. “That was the...

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