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 when it comes to COVID vaccines. She had a battle plan.”

Guditus said that the nurse suggested that she and two other nurses get trained to give vaccines and go on the road to get vaccines to over-65 veterans who couldn’t make it to vaccination sites. Guditus thought it was a great idea; last Friday, he called Molly Brooks, co-founder of Hero’s Bridge, a non-profit organization that offers support to older veterans. Read the full article.