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.