Sailors and Marines standing at attention on the deck of a ship at Naval Station MayportThe Military Affairs and Veterans Department is well-suited to meet the needs of members of the armed forces veterans and their families. The Department works closely with area defense facilities and encourages the military missions they perform. The staff assists Veterans and their families file claims and apply for social and educational assistance.  


Florida Military-Friendly Guide

A summary of Sunshine State laws, programs and benefits for active duty, national guard and reserve service members and families.

View the 2021 Florida Military-Friendly Guide

Northeast Florida Military Veteran College Network

Through the personal leadership of our university and college presidents, the Northeast Florida Military Veteran College Network (NFMVCN) was created to foster collaboration to ensure support for military students. The NFMVCN provides information to military students through an innovative website, decreases barriers that prevent veterans from attaining their college degree, shares best practices and continually seeks new and innovative initiatives that enhance the military student experience. This unique Network leverages the incredible value that veterans’ leadership, life experience and maturity bring to the educational environment on our campuses.

City of Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Wall

Any citizen of Jacksonville is welcome to nominate a person to be added to the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Wall as long as they meet certain criteria.

Learn more about the criteria for the Veterans Memorial Wall.
French Consul General awards Legion of Merit

Military Affairs and Veterans Department
City Hall, 117 West Duval Street, Suite 175
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Telephone: (904) 255-5550
Fax: (904) 255-5547