Veterans Day pays tribute to all who serve

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, an Armistice was signed ending hostilities of World War I, The Great War, the war to end all wars, in which 16 million combatants and...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Veterans forum

Veterans Forum: Veterans Day pays tribute to all who serve

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, an Armistice was signed ending hostilities of World War I, The Great War, the war to end all wars, in which 16 million combatants and...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Veterans forum

We need more than lip service about care at VA clinics

Every month, I receive publications from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion. Lately, articles have focused on troubles at the Department of Veterans...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Veterans forum

Veterans Forum: Learn how to prepare for death of a veteran

On June 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Montezuma County Veterans Service Officer is hosting a Veterans Forum at the Montezuma County Annex, 107 North Chestnut St., Cortez. Veterans and their...

DATE: May 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Veterans forum

Getting students to write about democracy

Summer is almost gone, children are back in school, and high school football is in full swing. The younger kids are also playing football and soccer after school at the city parks. I heard an...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Veterans forum

Help for veterans always available

My wife, Sandi, and I recently returned from a trip to Fairbanks, Alaska to visit our son, Warren, who is stationed at Fort Wainwright with the U.S. Army. He and his wife, Bethany, were having...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Veterans forum

Ford’s legacy transporting disabled vets

After being wounded during the WWI Meuse-Argonne Offensive in November 1918 then Capt., now Superior Court Judge, Robert Marx hosted a Christmas party in 1920. During the party, discussion...

DATE: July 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Veterans forum

Next time, say ‘thank you’

Not long ago I was asked where I get my material for each column. Well, it is everywhere. In conversation, most veterans are willing to tell their stories to other veterans because they know we...

DATE: June 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Veterans forum

Joe’s Story, Conclusion

Larry sat with his hands clasped thinking about the times he spent with his father. Looking around the room, his two younger sisters and his younger brother were having a difficult time with their...

DATE: May 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Veterans forum

Embarking on an exciting future

Editor's note: This column is the first of three parts.Once upon a time there was a young man named Joe, 18 years of age, just graduated from high school. Like most young men his age, Joe dreamed...

DATE: March 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Veterans forum

'Bottom up' concept does not work in civilian life

I discovered something about myself the other day that I had never realized before. While serving in the Army, as I moved up in rank, I was subjected to meetings that had no relevant outcome. You...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Veterans forum

Local organizations are here to help veterans and their families

As a nation we move into the New Year with much speculation on which way we are heading. One thing that has stayed constant is those serving in our military. Some of you may or may not agree with...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Veterans forum

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