News and Events

News

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 graciously knitted (and crocheted) amazing scarves, hats and mittens and provided them to the aging veterans Hero’s Bridge serves.

Harbingers of Good

Paw Patrol Coordinator, Ann Juliano, makes a positive impact on aging veterans in the community. Molly Brooks, president Hero’s Bridge, said, “These harbingers of good are brought to our heroes by volunteers who also gain tremendous joy through their visits with our older veterans.”

Warrenton’s Dick Westlake

Dick earned several awards including the Korean Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Occupation Medal (Japan), Korean Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, United Nations Service Medal, and National Defence Service Medal.

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 nation's heroes...

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...

Local Veteran served in Cold War & Vietnam

Paul Infeld served this nation from 1960 to 1985. Paul Infeld understands service. He enlisted served in the US Air Force from 1960 to 1985 during the Cold War and Vietnam. During his military career, her served the Air Force at various USAF Medical Centers in the US...

Events

Hero’s Bridge Spirit Day

Chick-fil-A Warrenton December 5, 2018 Support Hero's Bridge in its mission to serve, standby, and honor veterans age 65 and older. Chick-fil-A Warrenton is holding a Spirit Day for Hero's Bridge, so stop in for breakfast, lunch, or dinner and let them know you here...

Heroes & Hops Veterans Day Fest

Powers Farm & Brewery On Sunday, November 11, 2018 Hero’s Bridge will honor veterans at the Heroes & Hops Veterans Day Fest. Last year, Hero’s Bridge conduct the Brats & Beer Fest on Veterans Day at Powers Farm & Brewery. The new name of the event is...

Battle Buddy Boot Camp

An informative training session on the Hero's Bridge Program which pairs older veterans with younger veterans   Battle Buddy Boot Camp will be held on Saturday, July 28 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Warrenton Visitor Center. A light lunch will be...

“Line of Duty” by Rod Chase Could Be Yours

This print honoring those who served in Vietnam is a stunning piece of art. Hero's Bridge will award this signed, numbered and professionally framed limited edition giclee on canvas. The art is valued at $1,400 and Hero's Bridge will only offer 250 tickets for this...