We at ConnectingVets have had many great opportunities to meet and talk with veterans from across the United States in 2017.
Here are a few of our favorite conversations and we look forward to telling more veteran stories in 2018.
One of our first stories on ConnectingVets, Vietnam veteran Jim Crigler’s journey to raise awareness of Gold Star Families living in our communities will definitely move you to tear or to embark on your own journey.
After losing her right leg in a boating accident, US Air Force Capt. Christy Wise never gave up her adventurous spirit. This year she led other US wounded warriors to the Invictus Games in Toronto.
After three deployments to Afghanistan, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor, and a movie in development about her life, veteran MJ Hegar is now running for a seat in Congress.
In the wake of widespread devastation left by Hurricane Harvey, veteran-owned business Grunt Style decided to help one Texas town get back on its feet.
With a desire to help veterans struggling with Post Traumatic Stress, Vietnam veteran Bob Nevins started a horse therapy nonprofit and over the years has helped almost 800.