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The Veteran’s Legacy Program has received substantial national and local media attention.

Local & State News Coverage

Orlando Sentinel (November 11, 2019) – “The Forgotten People of the Forgotten War

Tampa Bay Times (May 27, 2019) – “The stories of World War I veterans buried at Bay Pines are being revealed

I4 Business (May 15, 2019) – “Elementary School Students Join UCF Historians to Honor U.S. Veterans

Stetson University Today (April 5, 2019) – “HONoring History

Florida Frontiers (February 8, 2018) – “Veterans Legacy Program and Florida during World War I

Daytona Beach News-Journal (December 26, 2018) – “Strangers no more: UCF tech project enlivens grave sites of long-dead veterans in St. Augustine

UCF CAH News (December 7, 2018) – “Veterans Legacy Program launches into 2019

Florida Frontiers (December 14, 2018) – “The Veterans Legacy Program in France

Florida Frontiers (December 1, 2018) – “19th-Century Soldier: David Moniac

Government Technology News (November 30, 2018) – “Augmented Reality Helps Pay Tribute to Deceased Veterans

St. Augustine Record (November 30, 2018) – “Digital technology brings centuries-old gravestones to life at St. Augustine National Cemetery

Action News Jax (November 30, 2018) – “Teaching Students History through the Lives of Local Veterans”

First Coast ABC News (November 29, 2018) – “UCF program brings spirits of WWI to life

The Florida Times-Union (November 29, 2018) – “A century after WWI’s end, UCF researchers tell stories of soldiers who served

News4Jax (November 29, 2018) – “Students, historians remember 100th anniversary of end of WWI: UCF hosts event at St. Augustine National Cemetery

Florida Frontiers (November 16, 2018) – “The Veterans Legacy Program in St. Augustine

UCF Department of History (October 25, 2018) – “ UCF Veterans Legacy Program Inspires Orlando Resident to Share Family History

UCF Department of History (August 17, 2018) – “ Undergraduate pursues passion for history in Washington, D.C.

UCFToday (August 9, 2018) – “ A Walk They’ll Never Forget

Orlando Sentinel (August 2, 2018) – “Not forgotten anymore — UCF group documents lives of WWI soldiers who died in France

Space Coast Daily (July 16, 2018) – “University of Central Florida Sets Record Research Funding for 2018 with $183 million

UCF CAH News (July 2, 2018) – “UCF students, faculty document WWI history

Orlando Sentinel (June 29, 2018) – “UCF students, faculty travel to France to document WWI history

News 4 JAX (May 27, 2018) – “UCF documents veterans buried St. Augustine National Cemetery

St. Augustine Record (May 17, 2018) – “Digital mapping brings veterans’ stories to life

Florida Frontiers (November 3, 2017) – “The Veterans Legacy Program

Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs (June 6, 2017) – “VA program connecting Americans with their history

Orlando Sentinel (May 26, 2017) – “UCF students uncover veterans’ stories at Florida National Cemetery

UCFToday (March 13, 2017) – “VA Selects UCF Historians to Archive Stories of Deceased Veterans

UCF Department of History (March 9, 2017) – “VA Selects UCF Historians to Bring Deceased Veterans’ Stories to Life

News 4 Jax (February 16, 2017) – “UCF to help pay tribute to service, sacrifice of veterans

Local Television Coverage

Florida Frontiers (April 10, 2019) – “Florida in World War I

UCF History Department (June 14, 2017) – “UCF History Department Presents: The Veterans Legacy Program”

Fox 35 Good Day Orlando at 7am (May 29,2017) – “Honoring Our Veterans: Soldier Cemetery Project

National Coverage

U.S.Department of Veterans Affairs (June 16, 2017) – “VA NCA Veterans Legacy Program Field Trip”

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (May 28, 2017) – “Veterans Legacy Program”

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