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Raymond E. Gustin

Raymond E. Gustin served two tours in Vietnam and was an inspiration to the creation of Hero’s Bridge, a nonprofit organization dedicated to veterans age 65 and older.

Immeasurable Warmth

Vietnam Vet and his wife appreciate compassion and generosity from strangers February is a cold month, even by Virginia standards, but Vietnam Army veteran Robert Valese (Bob) lives in New Jersey where winters are slightly colder than here in the Commonwealth. Bob and...

An Inspiration to All

Cold War Veteran, Jennifer Bowman served her country and is now involved with special veteran projects Jennifer Bowman is a volunteer with Hero’s Bridge and the Senior Vice Commander of Warrenton VFW Post 9835. Jennifer is also a Cold War Veteran and was a Staff...

Helping Heroes

During this season of giving, support those who have served our nation. Each day of the year, Hero's Bridge helps local aging veterans. One of our core values is to remain centric to older heroes and during this season of giving, we invite you to join us in our...

Documenting History

A collaborative approach for veterans to record oral stories for perpetuity Hero’s Bridge co-founders Molly Brooks and Dave Benhoff collaborated with Warrenton VFW Post 9835 members Bruce Campbell and Jennifer Bowman to help preserve local veterans’ experiences and...

Bruce Campbell, Captain USNR (ret.)

Continues to serve his country through volunteer efforts in the community Hero’s Bridge volunteer Bruce Campbell is a retired Captain USNR and has been actively involved in both the Battle Buddy and Honor Guard programs. Bruce served in the Navy from June 1970 to July...

Hero’s Bridge Honor Guard

Showing respect and gratitude to WWII, Korea & Vietnam veterans Did you know over 20 million aging veterans were never given respect and gratitude for their service? Many of our nation’s heroes, especially those who served in Vietnam, returned home and experienced...

The Tank Farm

Hero’s Bridge will have a table at this year’s Virginia Americans in Military History Museum’s Tank Farm Open House in Nokesville, Virginia. This event is perfect for military and history buffs, as well as families who wish to explore various military equipment and learn more about our military.

Honor the Interred

Hero’s Bridge and Culpeper National Cemetery participate in Wreaths Across America SPONSOR A WREATH NOW “From the Revolutionary War to present day conflicts, our veterans are devoted sons and daughters, fathers and mothers, sisters and brothers. They come from all...

Saluting Our Veterans

Hero’s Bridge seeks local participation Hero’s Bridge is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 organization dedicated to serving older veterans. We serve, stand by, and honor our veterans, age 65 and older, anywhere they live and at no expense to our heroes or their families. During...

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 provided to...

“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...