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Veterans organization heals wounded warriors
Soldiers wounded in combat have physically demonstrated a commitment to their country, and for those interested in showing support for these veterans, a specialty car tag will be offered with proceeds benefiting a program that aims to improve veteran’s lives.
Annual Harvest in the Hills benefits foundation, veterans
More than 200 people attended the fifth annual Harvest in the Hills fundraiser and membership drive Nov. 9 for the St. Francisville Area Foundation, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit whose mission is to protect, restore and enhance the natural beauty, cultural charm and quality of life in the Felicianas, according to the foundation’s executive director, Lauren Field.
Wounded warriors relax, reflect at air show
A chance to talk, bond and blend in with the crowd as vintage planes whirred overhead were the best parts of Saturday’s Southern Heritage Air Foundation air show for three soldiers whose war wounds transcend physical boundaries.
A worthy project
The Greatest Generation 2.0 is currently in production and with suicide and divorce rates skyrocketing it’s time to give back. I was proud to be able to participate in some small way Friday night at the Vicksburg Tallulah Regional Airport. After the twilight air show, the Southern Heritage Air Foundation held a dinner for sponsors, veterans, and wounded warriors.
Winschel honored for service under fire, fireside
Albert Winschel’s studious explanation of his efforts to help combat veterans cope with their experiences masks a deep, palpable connection with his fellow soldiers.
Leesville Daily Ledger
Fort Polk soldier gets chance of lifetime in trip in P51D airplane
It was an experience Sgt. 1st Class Jason Deming said he couldn’t say no to. “This is bucket-list stuff right here,” he said. Deming was referring to taking a ride in a P-51D Mustang World War II fighter airplane, named “Charlotte’s Chariot” as part of a Wounded Warrior Association (WWA) trip to Houston, Texas, to allow Deming and other wounded warriors to interact with one another and also experience one-in-a-lifetime activities.