UF College of Medicine veterans reflect on their service, studies and careers

In recognition of Veterans Day Nov. 11, community members share their experiences

By: Danielle Ivanov

John Keefe, U.S. Air Force pararescueman

A University of Florida medical student and his alumna mother standing in front of two large orange and blue UF letters. First-year medical student John Keefe, right, and his mother, alumna Lynn Keefe, M.D. ’88, left.
A military member in uniform skydiving.
A military member in uniform standing in front of two black helicopters.

EyvonneDora Drew, U.S. Army National Guard 68G patient administration specialist

A University of Florida College of Medicine employee smiling inside a vehicle and wearing a black blouse, brown eye glasses and red lipstick. EyvonneDora Drew, clinical service representative manager
A military member posing in uniform in front of a field.

Zane Thompson, M.D., U.S. Navy O-4 lieutenant commander

A military member in uniform smiling for a photo in front of the U.S.A. flag. Zane Thompson, M.D., a third-year resident
A helmeted pilot flying above snow-capped mountains.