Where to Find Us:

Collier County Veterans Council

 

Chief William Carl (President)

(239) 370-5428 

Email: WCARL1722@aol.com

 

SGT. Frank Kerr (Communications NCO)

(239) 877-2926

Email: fkerr7079@gmail.com

 

Website Email: CCVCVets@gmail.com

 

 

 

If you, or a veteran you know, may be thinking of contemplating suicide please call The Veterans Crisis Hotline at:

1-800-273-8255 and Press 1

or go to their website at:

Veteranscrisisline.net

 

Congratulations Chief William Carl on becoming the new Collier County Veterans Council President!!!

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Collier County would like to congratulate Chief William Carl on becoming the new Collier County Veterans Council President!

  We are sorry to see Captain James Elson leave after being in major mover and shaker for Collier county veterans for over 20 years of service!

 

Thank you Captain Elson for all you have done.  Collier County  and it’s veterans cannot thank you enough!

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                   Chief William Carl Biography 

(Left to right: Chief willaim Carl and  SSG Freddie Vasquez)

 

William "Blackknight" Carl

Chief Carl recently retired with a total of 30 plus years in the military active duty and reserves combined with  7 tours under his belt while attached to two deployable tacticle units USCG PSU 307 and USCG RAID Team 10 and 11.

Army Meritorious Service medal holder with various ribbons and awards. Performed a variety of tactical combat leadership duties such as:

Surveillance and reconnnaissance of enemy post positions, intelligance and reporting threat engagements, force protection, contingency planning, critical team coordination and Maritime security. Chief Carl is a member of various military groups and orginizations including the Coast Guard Combat Veterans Assn., American Legion post 135, VFW, Amvets, ROA, FRA, ESGR and many more.

 

Those interested in the Collier County Veterans Councilcan can contact him at: (239) 370-5428 or send him an E-mail to  WCARL1722@aol.com

Welcome to Collier County Veterans Council.

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The Veterans Council of Collier County is the umbrella organization of the 13 Veterans groups that exist in Collier County Florida.
 

The Veterans Council is comprised of representatives from each group and meets the 3rd Wedneday of each month.

Meetings are open to all veterans.

 

For additional information call (239) 860-0009.

Collier County Veterans Councils Mission

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Our mission at the Collier County Veterans Council is to perform all military functions with honor in Collier County. This Includes Memorial Day, 4th of July Parade, Flag Day Ceremony, Veterans Day, Funerals, Charity Events for Veterans Orginizations, and above all assisting Veterans in finding sources to help veterans.

Special Thanks for our Fundraisers

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Thank you Oaks Farms for your 4th of July 50/50 Raffle!

 

100% of all funds raised goes towards Veterans and the Veteran Community needs!

We are looking for Honor Guard Volunteers!

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We are looking for Volunteers from each service to form an Honor Guard.

If interested you must have a Dress Uniform and Regular service uniform.

              Please contact us by email at CCVCVets@gmail.com.

Quote of the Month

"The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation."
-- George Washington