Veterans Connections

End of Korean War remembered as remains of service members who died in Korea are returned home

Veterans from across the Rochester area were in Perinton on Friday for a ceremony marking the 65 th anniversary of the end of the Korean War. This was...
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Sat, 07/28/2018 - 2:10am
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Soaring Valor Program shares the stories of WWII

29 Rochester-area World War II veterans boarded a plane Wednesday morning to New Orleans, where they will receive a hero's welcome, then visit the...
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Wed, 07/25/2018 - 1:32pm
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Groundbreaking kicks off renovations at Canandaigua VA Medical Center

The Canandaigua VA Medical Center held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday to launch the construction of a new outpatient clinic space. The project was...
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Wed, 04/11/2018 - 6:34am
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Monroe County Veterans Service Agency wants to help more veterans access benefits

The County of Monroe is urging local veterans to visit the Veterans Service Agency to make sure they’re receiving the entirety of their benefits earned...
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Tue, 03/27/2018 - 1:01pm
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Community members recall Cray's tireless dedication to local veterans

Members of the Rochester community say local veterans owe a debt a gratitude to Tom Cray, founder of the Veterans Outreach Center. Cray died of brain...
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Mon, 11/13/2017 - 1:13pm
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Veterans Outreach Center founder Tom Cray has died

A key figure in local efforts to help Vietnam and other veterans has died. Tom Cray died Friday at the age of 67. It was disclosed in January that he...
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Sun, 11/12/2017 - 6:52pm
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Local veterans help each other ease back into civilian life

As Veterans Day approaches, Compeer Rochester is reminding local veterans that a program it offers can help them ease back into civilian life....
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Fri, 11/10/2017 - 6:32am
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Connections: Retired U.S. Amy Captain Sam Brown

U.S. Amy captain Sam Brown is in Rochester to share his story of recovery and resilience. While responding to an ambushed patrol in Afghanistan in 2008,...
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Thu, 11/09/2017 - 10:29am
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Rochester Veterans Outreach Center loses $2M in federal funding

The federal government has cut millions of dollars in funding for veteran programs, and Rochester’s Veterans Outreach Center is one of those affected....
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Thu, 09/28/2017 - 8:04pm
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Connections: Theater of War

Since ancient times, combat veterans have suffered from war stress, PTSD, and suicidal urges. The Veterans Outreach Center is bringing Theater of War to...
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Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:16am
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