Donald Trump makes his entrance during a rally at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena (Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON  — Donald Trump saluted some Gold Star military families attending a Florida rally days after he fought with the family of a slain U.S. soldier.

Trump, speaking Wednesday in Jacksonville, said he met with some Gold Star families — those who have lost relatives in combat — before a rally in Jacksonville. He then led the crowd in cheering for them.

The Republican presidential nominee says one of the families presented him with a campaign donation and told him it "was more than they could afford."

The families were not identified. Trump also showed off the Purple Heart he was given by a veteran in Virginia the day before.

The nods to the veterans community comes after Trump's feud with Khizr and Ghazala Khan, whose son was killed in Iraq in 2004. The flap has earned Trump denouncements from Republicans and Democrats alike.

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