The City of Port St . Lucie is proud to be a hometown for heroes !
High-Performing City Government Organization
We welcome the new Ardie R . Copas Veterans ' Nursing Home in Tradition . St . Lucie County was honored to join the City of Port St . Lucie ; The Florida Department of Veterans ' Affairs ; state and federal officials ; local veterans ; and the Copas family on Friday , Aug . 27 , for the official flag raising and open house ceremony for the state ' s seventh Veterans Nursing Home , named after local Medal of Honor recipient Sgt . Ardie R . Copas , a Fort Pierce / St . Lucie County native killed in action during the Vietnam War . This 120-bed veterans nursing home is located at 10700 SW Tradition Square , Port St . Lucie .