- Free assistance for all Veterans, their dependents, and survivors in accessing federal, state, and local benefits
- Connection to outside agencies for military members and families seeking assistance
- Information, outreach, and support for Veterans in assisted-living facilities, and nursing homes
- Learn about Veterans activities in the County and happenings at Veterans Memorial Park and Museum
The Hillsborough County Veterans Memorial Park and Rear Admiral Leroy Collins, Jr, Veterans Museum was established to provide a centralized location to which all citizens and visitors could memorialize and honor the Veterans of all eras.
The park also serves as a grounds for regional ceremonies on Veterans Day, Memorial Day, and Patriot Day; along with a variety of organized events. It has a reputation as a well-designed location for reading, reflection, meditation, picnicking, gathering as a family, or walking/jogging it’s many paths, and has fitness stations along the trail of the Bypass Canal. Learn more about volunteering at the museum.
The Veterans Resource Center is also located on the grounds of the park in building 3610 and offers services for Veterans.
Watch Stitches of Duty video, filmed at the memorial park.
The park's 14 war memorials currently include:
- World War I
- World War II
- Spanish American
- Fallen Heroes
- Committed Forces
Check out park and museum highlight aerial videos.
Special events and shelters
- Military groups requesting to hold a special event must complete an application and receive approval
- Veterans Memorial Park does not rent out green space or park shelters. Information on picnic shelter rentals can be found on the Rent Picnic Shelters & Meeting Rooms page.