Memorial Day is a time to take a moment and realize how the freedom of all Americans is built upon the ultimate sacrifice of others.
In January, Glenn Davis, Program Director for Emergency Medical Services at SPC, received the Department of Defense Patriot Award for his exceptional support of Guard and Reserve members employed at the college.
Veterans and non-veterans come together to ride with Project Hero Mondays and Saturdays, beginning at Clearwater Campus and finishing at Courtney Campbell. Thursdays feature a Seminole City Park ride. All rides are structured to help injured veterans and first responders rehabilitate and recover through cycling.
Sgt. William H. Thompkins is an American hero. He showed extraordinary courage in the face of the enemy. At the time, he believed that he was just doing his duty as a soldier, but his actions saved the lives of his comrades and helped change the way that the country perceived African-American soldiers. Thompkins was … Continue reading Pride of the Buffalo Soldiers
The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS), in collaboration with the St. Petersburg VA Regional Office, will host a Veterans town hall meeting on Monday, February 12, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The event will take place in the J.C. Cobb room located on the first floor of the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center (building … Continue reading Veterans Town Hall Meeting
Today, VA Secretary David Shulkin joined President Donald Trump in the Oval Office for the President’s signing of a proclamation establishing November as Veterans and Military Families Month. This is the first time that America will celebrate Veterans and Military Families for the entire month and not just on Veterans Day. “Our Veterans and Military … Continue reading President proclaims November Veterans and Military Families Month
Dear SPC Family, Like you, I have been watching the scenes of destruction and devastating floods caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas over the past several days. I know many of you have family and friends that have been affected by this terrible situation. Along with the Board of Trustees and the whole college community, … Continue reading A Message From Dr. Tonjua Williams
BAY PINES, FL – The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Mental Health Center located at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center on Friday, September 22, 2017. The event will take place directly outside the main entrance of the center (building 111) from 10:00 a.m. … Continue reading Bay Pines to Conduct Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Mental Health Center
The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, in collaboration with the Veterans Benefits Administration and the National Cemetery Administration, will host a Prisoner Of War/Missing In Action (POW/MIA) Remembrance Ceremony on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in the courtyard (located between buildings 2 and 37) of the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center Campus. … Continue reading Bay Pines to Host POW/MIA Day Remembrance Ceremony Sept. 12
The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System Fisher House will host a community open house on Friday, September 1, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Fisher House is positioned on the east side of the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center campus located at 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Bay Pines, FL 33744. Click … Continue reading Bay Pines Fisher House to Host Open House on Sept. 1