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The Miami heat has a rich tradition of honoring our country’s men and women in uniform. The home strong uniform returns for a second season to be worn in five games surrounding the veteran’s day holiday. Learn More

For Daniel Agami, 9/11 attack was a call to service—and to tragic destiny

Daniel Agami was working as a disc jockey in South Florida when the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 changed the trajectory of his life. Suddenly it didn’t feel like performing at events and parties for well-known entertainers was all Agami, then 22, could be doing with his talents. For nearly a year, Agami wrestled with his emotions over the attacks, …

Ultimate Sacrifice

United States Army Specialist Daniel J. Agami, 25, affectionately known as “G.I. Jew,” was killed in Baghdad on June 21 when an improvised explosive device detonated near the humvee in which he and four other soldiers were riding. Over 1000 people attended his funeral this past Tuesday where he was buried with full military honors at Star of David Cemetery …

Post Office Renamed For Fallen Jewish Soldier

Army Specialist Daniel Agami may be gone, but his memory will live on forever in his family’s hearts and at a Coconut Creek post office. U.S. Representative Ron Klein (FL-22) passed legislation calling for the post office at 4233 West Hillsboro Blvd. in Coconut Creek to honor the name of Army Specialist Daniel Agami, who passed away at 25 years …

Florida Girl Selling Camouflage Skullcaps to Honor Fallen Brother

Shaina Agami, 11, displays a camouflaged skullcap her late brother, U.S. Army Spc. Daniel J. Agami, affectionately referred to as a Kombatica. By Jeanette Friedman Eleven-year-old Shaina Agami, preparing to celebrate her bat mitzvah next year, could have chosen any number of fun things to do to infuse meaning into the special day. Instead, the South Florida girl is working …