Bud McAllister “connects the dots.”
by Jon Persson
Bud McAllister volunteers for many things, and back in May of 1968 it was for a tour in the United States Army. The conflict in Vietnam was at its desperate heights at home and in theater, yet for Bud the experience would ultimately become a cornerstone [...]
U.S. Army Veteran Glenn Hathaway of Groton enjoys his work as an EMT with Groton Hook & Ladder.
by Anna Maria Trusky
One of the most important things U.S. Army veteran Glenn Hathaway of Groton learned when he served his country during the Vietnam era is that “People are people,” he said. “Everyone is [...]
story and photo by Anna Maria Trusky
After Lee Paradis of North Stonington suffered a traumatic brain injury in a 2009 car accident, she found that her three-decade career as a dental hygienist and periodontal assistant was over. Vestibular and cognitive challenges made it hard to perform normal, everyday tasks and carpal-tunnel impairments severely restricted [...]
John Niekrash, founder, Work Vessels for Vets, and John Devine, sales manager, Valenti Volkswagon, present Max Monger with the keys to his new Honda Accord, compliments of Work Vessels for Veterans.
by Alexis Ann
On a sunny October afternoon, Max Monger of Saybrook, a veteran and single dad, drove away in his new 1999 [...]