“I’m Sorry, But We’ve Lost Charlie”

“I’m Sorry, But We’ve Lost Charlie”

A small bottle of Evan Williams bourbon and a pumpkin pie sit on the table; a gift waiting to be given to an aging veteran. Our volunteers don’t usually bring alcohol to veterans but in Charlie’s case it kept him from paying an...
“I’m Sorry, But We’ve Lost Charlie”

December Newsletter: A Note From Molly

The holiday season is challenging. While in our personal lives, we are fortunate to have family and friends who love us and surround us to celebrate the holidays, our work with Hero’s Bridge reveals a much lonelier side of the season. Our aging veterans returned...
Retired Air Force Col. Richard Koehnke recalls Vietnam War exploits

Retired Air Force Col. Richard Koehnke recalls Vietnam War exploits

The year was 1967. Rick Koehnke was executing his ninth Air Force mission to take down the Paul Doumer bridge in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, which would off a major route for communist troops and supplies. He remembered, “We were sent into the ring around Hanoi....