Veterans Connections

Connections: Local World War II veterans share their experiences

75 years ago this month, the Allies celebrated V-E Day. As time marches on, the voices of those who fought in the war or who were part of the war effort...
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Tue, 05/26/2020 - 10:11am
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Social distancing can be dangerous for some veterans

Social distancing in the time of coronavirus has transformed daily life across the world. Isolation is especially challenging for military veterans who...
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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 9:14am
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Local World War II vet gets shout-out from President Trump

A local World War II veteran says he still can’t believe the recognition he got Monday at the Veterans Day parade in New York City. That veteran is Jack...
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Mon, 11/11/2019 - 12:12pm
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Connections: Afghani interpreters who served the U.S. military share their stories

On this Veterans Day, we talk with refugees who served the U.S. military as interpreters in Afghanistan and Iraq, and who have come to America on...
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Mon, 11/11/2019 - 11:01am
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Connections: Discussing challenges faced by veterans in the workforce after active duty

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the veteran unemployment rate has been on the decline, but veterans report hurdles in reentering the work...
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Mon, 11/11/2019 - 11:02am
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Honor Flight Rochester and 2 WWII veterans focus of national TV show

Two World War II veterans with local ties will be featured in a national TV program Monday night as part of a Veterans Day remembrance. The show is...
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Mon, 11/11/2019 - 3:09am
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Local WW II veterans head to NYC for Veterans Day

Two local World War II veterans are getting a special honor on Veterans Day. Jack Foy, who is a veteran of the Battle of the Bulge, says he’s been...
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Sun, 11/10/2019 - 7:09pm
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SUNY and CUNY to waive application fees for veterans

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says application fees for the State University of New York and City University of New York systems will be...
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Sun, 11/10/2019 - 11:54am
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Long-awaited VA outpatient clinic opens in Henrietta

U.S. Army veteran and VA employee Lisa Lehning led a group of about a dozen veterans on a tour Thursday of a new 84,000-square-foot, state-of the-art...
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Thu, 09/26/2019 - 9:58am
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Veterans and wild mustangs teach each other how to connect

A complex and sometimes tense dance between a man and a horse was playing out in a pasture at the EquiCenter ranch in Honeoye Falls on a late August...
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Tue, 09/03/2019 - 7:13am
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