Agent Orange

Agent Orange

Richard served in the artillery in Vietnam and was honorably discharged.  Later in life like so many of us serving in Vietnam, the effects of Agent Orange began to make itself known.  In Richard’s case, he developed prostate cancer.   He began to receive...
Firefighters Seek Aid For Vet

Firefighters Seek Aid For Vet

Louis is an interesting case.  He and his wife spent more than 15 years delivering meals to folks who were confined to their homes.  Now is help is caught up with him and he is no longer able to perform the service to his neighbors.  I first heard of Lewis through the...
Providing a Vet Mobility

Providing a Vet Mobility

Joe is 75 years old and a veteran of Vietnam.  He served in the first cavalry division airmobile and won a Silverstar, bronze Star etc. Joe fell and broke his pelvis. When released from the hospital Joe was placed in a recovery center until he was able to move on his...
A Leaky Roof

A Leaky Roof

Gordon is an interesting story.  While on active duty, Gordon served as an armor platoon Sgt.  During firing one day, Gordon was short a loader in one of the tanks in his platoon so he filled in. To his regret, he did not move completely out of the way of the recoil...
A Vet without a VA Card

A Vet without a VA Card

Charlie is 82 years young and had never had a VA ID Card, so we took him to Durham to the VA Hospital.   He had never been able to make use of the Durham facility.,  We were alerted by a member of Charlie’s coffee club which meets each and every morning at a...