For 24/7 counsel, call the National Veteran Crisis Hotline at 988, Press 1. You may also call the Florida Veterans Support Line at 1-844-MyFLVet (1-844-693-5838) or dial 211.


FDVA Bids Farewell to Dr. Rebecca Yackel

October 4, 2012

The men and women of the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs bid a fond farewell to Dr. Rebecca Yackel, administrator at the Baldomero Lopez State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Land O’ Lakes, upon her retirement Oct. 4.  Yackel, who completed her Doctorate Degree in Health Administration in 2010, and her… READ MORE »

Lynne Adams Takacs: Our aging veterans are getting loving care

September 21, 2012

Tallahassee Democrat September 21, 2012 Re: “Reaching veterans” (What Others Say, Sept. 17). I join the author of Monday’s editorial in congratulating the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs for the recent outreach campaign aimed at informing veterans of their benefits. The editorial mentioned several of the wonderful benefits our veterans are entitled… READ MORE »