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Santa Rosa declared Second Amendment sanctuary

Santa Rosa declared Second Amendment sanctuary

Amid recent lawmaker calls for stricter gun control laws, the Santa Rosa County Commission unanimously supported declaring the county a Second Amendment sanctuary Dec. 12 during its regular meeting. The vote came less than a week after a gunman killed three unarmed airmen at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The victims were not carrying weapons due […]

‘Home forever,’ Navarre resident gains U.S. citizenship

‘Home forever,’ Navarre resident gains U.S. citizenship

Navarre’s own Lulu Jahn, a South African native and mother of five, was among the more than 150 people from around the globe who took the oath of U.S. citizenship Fridayduring a tearful ceremony in Pensacola. “It means everything to me,” Jahn said. Read the full article in the Nov. 29 issue of Navarre Press. […]

Kroes lives out dream as Blue Angels pilot

Kroes lives out dream as Blue Angels pilot

At a young age, Navy Lt. Damon Kroes knew he wanted to be a pilot. He grew up watching the Blue Angels. They were his inspiration. So was his grandfather, a former naval aviator. Dreams change for children, but any chance of that happening for Kroes was erased on a trip to Naval Air Station […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 26

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 26

OWNER OF GAY NIGHTCLUB HIT BY MASS SHOOTING PLANS MEMORIAL Barbara Poma owns the Orlando-based Pulse club. She said Tuesday in a statement that she will announce details for a memorial next week. In the months after the massacre, the city of Orlando proposed buying the club for $2.25 million so it could be turned […]

Blue Angels Begin Training for Return to Season Schedule

Blue Angels Begin Training for Return to Season Schedule

NAS PENSACOLA, Fla. – U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, announced it will begin training flights in preparation to resume the team’s Pensacola practice and air show season schedules, June 16. The team will fly its first training flight in a “Big V” formation, with five aircraft, over downtown Pensacola and Pensacola Beach, […]

We’ve got your six, Capt. Kuss

We’ve got your six, Capt. Kuss

Too often lately we find ourselves mourning the loss of a military member.  This week is no exception.  Our beloved Blue Angels, the US Navy flight demonstration team based in Pensacola, suffered a horrific loss on Thursday as the team was practicing for an air show in Smyrna, Tn..  Capt. Jeff Cuss By all accounts, […]

Family: Blue Angels pilot killed in crash dreamed of flying

Family: Blue Angels pilot killed in crash dreamed of flying

Family: Blue Angels pilot killed in crash dreamed of flying By Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press   Smyrna, Tenn. (AP) — A Blue Angels pilot who died when his F/A-18 fighter jet crashed near Nashville, Tennessee, had wanted to fly since he was a child, relatives said. A U.S. official identified the […]