Women in Defense

Front & Center with Patrick Mondaca

Ashley's War

Front & Center with Marine Veteran Bruce Thompson

I moved to Jacksonville a little over a year ago. Part of the reason I chose this city is because it has such an active veterans community. And one of the people at the center of that community is…

Navy Veteran Cindy Reis

Front & Center with Navy Veteran Cindy Reis

Imagine this: You’re in the Navy. You’ve been stationed overseas for two years and you’re ready to transfer to your new duty station. You’re excited about your new assignment. Maybe you’ve started thinking about what trips you’re going to…

Retired Chief Petty Officer Shawn T. Lewis

Front & Center with Navy Veteran Shawn T. Lewis

When I moved to Jacksonville last year, Navy veteran and Microsoft Software and Systems Academy Site Manager Shawn T. Lewis was one of the first veterans I met. At a coffee shop networking event hosted by Jacksonville non-profit Vets…