Korean War Veteran John E. King Jr.

Korean War Veteran John E. King Jr.

An article in the local newspaper prompted this local to share his insight about his time in the Navy. On December 6, 2018, Bruce Campbell Warrenton VFW Post member and Hero’s Bridge (HB) volunteer and Debbie Eisele, Community Outreach Coordinator met with Mr. King...
Knit Your Bit

Knit Your Bit

Creating from the heart to spread holiday cheer. Vickie Burns, is a writer and published author dedicated to veterans in the area and abroad. Burns learned about Hero’s Bridge from the Culpeper National Cemetery Final Salute Ceremony the nonprofit organization was...
Harbingers of Good

Harbingers of Good

Ann Juliano manages a crew of volunteers and pets who make a difference. Ann Juliano is a Hero’s Bridge volunteer who serves an important role as Paw Patrol Coordinator. Paw Patrol is a Hero’s Bridge initiative which provides friendly furry visits to older heroes....
Warrenton’s Dick Westlake

Warrenton’s Dick Westlake

US Navy Korean War veteran and active VFW Post 9835 member Dick Westlake served in the US Navy from May 1947 to September 1955. He served over eight years and achieved the rank of Petty Officer First Class Corpsman (HM1). While on active duty Dick served on two MSTS...
Saluting Our Veterans

Saluting Our Veterans

Hero’s Bridge never forgets service and sacrifice. In November, Hero’s Bridge shared a variety of social media posts paying tribute to several local veterans. Although Veterans Day was on November 11, 2018, Hero’s Bridge wanted to celebrate our...
William (Bill) Hadden

William (Bill) Hadden

A WWII Veteran who dedicated years of service to the nation and was willing to serve a second time if necessary. Bill Hadden was a Sergeant in the US Air Force (9th Air Force). He served as B-26 Crew Chief and flew as a B-26 Flight Engineer during WWII. Bill was born...