Veteran-Friendly Housing

Honoring Our Veterans During Military Appreciation Month

Designated by Congress in 1999, Military Appreciation Month takes place every year during the month of May. Here at The Village of Zephyrhills, a veteran-friendly mobile home community for ages 55+, we think Military Appreciation Month is the perfect opportunity to express gratitude to active members of the U.S. military, veterans, and their families, for their service and sacrifice. Although the entire month is designated to honoring our military heroes, there are several specific days of observance throughout May. These include Armed Forces Day, Loyalty Day, Victory in Europe (VE) Day commemorating the end of WWII in Europe in 1945, Military Spouse Appreciation Day, and Memorial Day. Perhaps the most somber of the May military holidays, Memorial Day originated in the [...]

Veteran-Friendly Housing

Looking For Veteran-Friendly Housing? You Can Find It In Zephyrhills!

The city of Zephyrhills on Florida’s Nature Coast was founded by a Civil War veteran in 1910, so it’s no surprise that the community is a welcoming retreat for veterans to this day. With the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) opening a new outpatient clinic, the area’s rich military history, and the close proximity to Tampa’s military bases, Zephyrhills is the answer for many veterans looking to retire. In fact, Pasco County, where Zephyrhills is located, is home to more than 54,000 military veterans and their families. Many of these veterans have faced challenges in finding employment, health care, and housing as they reentered civilian life, but have found help in Zephyrhills. MacDill Air Force Base, located west of downtown Tampa, is [...]