The Tampa Bay area has lost a dedicated veteran and family man. Earl Eldred Bennett Jr., a native of Sable Chasm, New York, served as a U.S. Navy submarine seaman. A sports enthusiast, Mr. Bennett enjoyed baseball, football, and basketball. He is survived by his wife Gloria as well as his daughter Patricia Dubrey and 9 grandchildren. Mr. Bennett’s son Benjamin passed away in 2010.
VETERANS RESOURCE INFORMATION
Our good friend Frank Wuco has been able to acquire some great resources from a top group of experts who labored to put them together. Please help out local bay area veterans and their families and others you may know. Frank, Mark Starling and all of us here at 970 WFLA appreciate your support. Post-deployment military unemployment, suicide, loneliness, and despair are unacceptable. YOU can help.
Click the links below to access the information.
Handbook for Family & Friends of Service Members CLICK HERE or on image below
Veterans' Employment Challenges CLICK HERE or on image below
Army Electronics Maintenance Chief Brian Holt
Brian is a retired Army Electronics Maintenance Chief with 21 years active duty. Brian, a native to the
By utilizing the skills acquired during his military service, Brian continues to serve our community as a manager in the Communications and Electronics Department for Hillsborough County Public Schools.
970 WFLA is proud to honor our very own Steve Hall. The picture above is a shot of Steve getting the Bronze Star from a general in Vietnam. This is a copy of the actual photo the Tampa Tribune marked up to use in the paper back in 1970.
Robert B. Tanis, is a WWII Navy veteran, 86 yrs. old, and lives in St. Petersburg, FL. He was born and raised in Chicago and enlisted in the Navy in his late teens shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Robert has been happily married to Marquise C. Tanis for 66 years.
970am WFLA is proud to make the first official entry of the "Veteran's Honor Blog" a salute to our very own Frank Wuco!