Veterans Connections

New veterans housing complex a first for Monroe County

The Veterans Outreach Center is expanding in downtown Rochester. The local nonprofit broke ground Friday on Liberty Landing, a $10.4 million project....
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Fri, 04/05/2019 - 1:10pm
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Local advocate for Vietnam veterans Ken Moore has died

Ken Moore served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam, after being drafted in 1965. Like a lot of Vietnam veterans, he went through some tough times overseas,...
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Mon, 02/04/2019 - 10:51am
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World War II veterans gather for the last time

The remaining members of a group of local World War II veterans gathered for a final ceremony to remember their experiences and those of their fellow...
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Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:27am
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Local WWII veteran, Pete DuPre, among those at ceremonies in France marking the end of WWI

A Fairport man got a shout-out from President Trump during ceremonies held in France on Sunday to mark the 100 th anniversary of the end of WWI. Pete...
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Mon, 11/12/2018 - 3:50am
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A journey from pain to purpose: A local veteran finds peace on a farm

On this Veterans Day, a local veteran is reflecting on his long, difficult journey back to civilian life and the ultimate success he found thanks to a...
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Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:12am
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Honoring veterans in Rochester at the War Memorial

This is the 100 th anniversary of what has also been called Armistice Day, a day that was originally established to mark the end of World War I. But of...
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Sun, 11/11/2018 - 6:19am
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World War I tribute hosted in Rochester

Early Sunday morning, The Gates Keystone Club Police Pipes and Drums hosted a World War I tribute. The "Battles Over" ceremony began at 5:45 am in...
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Sun, 11/11/2018 - 12:51pm
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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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