On Veterans Day, local businesses help repair home of Port Orange veteran Jim Northcote


Korean War veteran James “Jim” Northcote Jr. holds a photograph of him in Korea holding a Browning Automatic Rifle. Northcote, 90, is receiving donated help from area businesses to repair his damaged Port Orange home.



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Korean War veteran James “Jim” Northcote Jr. displays two photographs: one of him on duty, holding a Browning Automatic Rifle; and the other of his son, James Northcote III, in the Middle East. “It’s nice to be reminded that people care,” Northcote said of Veterans Day.



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A photo shows James “Jim” Northcote Jr. in Korea, holding a Browning Automatic Rifle. “We were a recon company,” he said. “Our job was to gather information and try to capture a prisoner if we could.”



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Ninty year old Korean War veteran James “Jim” Northcote Jr. rehangs photographs in his Port Orange home. Northcote’s home is still severely damaged from Hurricane Irma in 2017, but local businesses have stepped forward to donate services to help with repairs.



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Korean War veteran James “Jim” Northcote Jr., sits in his Port Orange home, which is still badly damaged from Hurricane Irma. Local businesses have stepped forward to donate services to help with the repairs. “I can’t believe how many people want to help,” Northcote said.



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Korean War veteran James “Jim” Northcote Jr., center, talks with representatives of local businesses helping to repair his Port Orange home. From left to right): Mark Dodds from Cabinet Wholesale Outlet; Bill Schwab with AmVets Post #911; Sam Farmer with SB Tree Service,; Tina Jones, Mark Burger and Turner Kuell, all of United Water Restoration Group.



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Korean War veteran James “Jim” Northcote Jr., at right, talks with Mark Dodds from Cabinet Wholesale Outlet, and Sam Farmer with SB Tree Service outside his Port Orange home. Local businesses have stepped up to help the Marine Corps veteran with repairs to damages from Hurricane Irma.



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Korean War veteran James “Jim” Northcote Jr. talks about his service in the Marine Corps. in his Port Orange home.



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