Veterans Connections

The Lincoln Awards: A Concert For Veterans & The Military Family

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 9:00pm

Enjoy a concert in celebration of the Lincoln Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement and excellence in providing opportunities and support to veterans and military families.

First Days Story Project On-Demand

StoryCorps and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE partner to bring a collection of interviews with Vietnamese Americans and Vietnam Veterans.

Listen: Operation Babylift on Connections-WXXI News


Listen to On-Demand to Connections: Operation Babylift from Friday April 24th.

Reel Mind Filmfest Features CRISIS HOTLINE: VETERANS PRESS 1

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 7:00pm

The Reel Mind FilmFest to feature CRISIS HOTLINE: VETERANS PRESS 1 about the Veterans Crisis Line based in Canandaigua, NY.

Reel Mind Filmfest Features Poster Girl

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 6:00pm

The Reel Mind Film Fest to feature Poster Girl, about a veteran of the Iraq war and her battle coming home with PTSD.

NPR Veterans Coverage

NPR Coverage Veterans stories and issues coverage is chronicling the lives of America's troops, where they live.  Listen to Stories.

NPR Back at Base

Chat & Online National Screening of "Last Days in Vietnam"

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:00pm

Join a special live national online preview of American Experience's Last Days in Vietnam and chat with the film subjects TONIGHT 4/22 at 8PM!

Sesame Street for Military Families

Resources and tools for military families to use address everyday challenges with young children (English/Espanol)

WXXI & The Little Launch a New Initiative for Veterans

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:00am

WXXI and the Little Theatre announced today the launch of Veterans Connections, an initiative to help link veterans in our region with needed community support and services. 

Second Opinion: PTSD

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 8:30pm

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a debilitating mental disorder that can occur after a terrifying event.

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