Pete Racine is the last of his battalion.Read more
The Veterans Administration, Gov. Phil Scott, and Gen. Greg Knight of the VT National Guard held a press conference yesterday to ask all Vermonters – including faith-based communities – to help suicide-prone veterans deal with loneliness and other crippling problems.Read more
Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders released his campaign promise to veterans today – more jobs, more health care, and more funding, building on a 2005 bill he co-sponsored with Sen. John McCain.Read more
With more and more women veterans joining the American Legion, the American Legion Auxiliary this year accepted its first two male members – husbands of women members of the Legion.Read more
Mr. Roberge lives independently at the Allenwood home. His daughter says that “at a young 105 years, he continues to embrace each day, pressing through the challenges and delighting in the joy of what life has given him.” In his self-published memoir, he recalls how he was among the hundreds of thousands of servicemen who in the summer of 1945 were ready to deploy to the invasion of Japan. Then the nuclear bombs were dropped, and the war finally ended days laterRead more
A 100-year-old veteran of WWII who met Phil Scott on Wednesday. A young Colchester soldier took his own life in 2014. These are their stories.Read more
. Sidney Walton, 100-year-old veteran of the China-Burma-India theater in WWII, met with Gov. Phil Scott today. He’s on a 50-state “No Regrets Tour” to meet every governor.Read more
Vermonters who served their country in the military are dying of suicide at a higher rate than elsewhere in the Northeast, VT Digger reports. Why is this happening more in Vermont, and what can be done about it?