Dr. Linda S. Schwartz
Dr. Linda S. Schwartz, commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Veterans’ Affairs, was recently installed as the president of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans’ Affairs (NASDVA) for 2010-2011. Dr. Schwartz is the first woman to hold this position in NASDVA’s 65-year history and the [...]
(l-r) Carl Sherblum hugs his daughter, Alicia Sherblum the day she came back from deployment.
by Crystal Harpstreit
Alicia Sherblum, Foster, RI, is a young soldier in the US Air Force whose life turned around because of her decision to enlist. Alicia says, “Before the military I was what most people [...]
Brian Gaffney, chairman, East Lyme VFW, helps organize the Memorial Day Parade and Veterans Day Parade in Niantic.
story & photo by Crystal Harpstreit
Brian Gaffney joined the US Air Force fresh out of high school in 1963 and spent his time living in some of the last places he [...]