Welding Everything Except Broken Hearts

Welding Everything Except Broken Hearts

Memorial Day recognizes veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice. Those who lost their lives defending freedom around the world and throughout history. Hero’s Bridge salutes every veteran who did not make it home. We also salute their family members. Many veterans who...
Hero’s Bridge Replaces Stolen Purple Heart After 47 Years

Hero’s Bridge Replaces Stolen Purple Heart After 47 Years

 73-year-old Vietnam veteran John Bolden considers himself lucky to have been shot at his basecamp. He was walking to the mess hall when he was shot in the right thigh. He was told it was a Viet Cong sniper, but he thinks it was a stray bullet from the firefighting...
Nick Travis: I’m Not The Same Person

Nick Travis: I’m Not The Same Person

Vietnam Army Veteran, Nick Travis, had trouble assimilating to civilian life after spending nearly two years in Vietnam. “I had a lot of triggers,” he said. The Brooklyn resident returned to the Brooklyn in 1969, he didn’t leave the house for six...
Homebound veterans get a visit and a vaccine

Homebound veterans get a visit and a vaccine

Last week, a U.S. Navy nurse Carolyn Kirkland contacted Michael Guditus, emergency manager for the Fauquier County Department of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management. Guditus said, “She was concerned that the Veterans Administration was not doing enough for veterans...
Vietnam Veterans 5K Walk/Run Registration Open

Vietnam Veterans 5K Walk/Run Registration Open

Registration is now open for our Vietnam Veterans 5K run/walk. While registration is open throughout the month of March, don’t delay! Last year’s event sold out in two weeks. You and your family walk or run whenever convenient for you. Even families that...