Share Your Experience with Us

Share your story as a veteran or family member.  We’d like to share it!  Tell us about your experience in any way that makes sense for you.  How has the Welcome Home Alliance for Veterans been for you? What was your experience coming home?

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Recent Stories

  • At the halts they lay in the long wet grass, And gossiped enormously at ease. Few had forebodings of their destiny. The little gray figure of the colonel, Far ahead, waved its’ stick. Hump your pack and get a move-on. The next three miles will......

  • In 1961, I was stationed with VW-13 at Naval Station Argentia, Newfoundland and it was very close to Christmas time. The USO had scheduled the Bob Hope tour to visit “ARG” and all of the military and their families were anxiously awaiting his arrival and......

  • This is a story of a couple of veterans, 3 veterans to be exact, one of which had lung cancer. We were all good friends, played basketball together for 30 years. On his hospital stay, one of the things Gebhart did was write out some......

  • On 14MAY72 at about 2100 hours 209 of us were moved from Hoa Lo, the main prison in Hanoi (Mason Centrale, the old French hoosegow) up to an isolated camp on the Chinese border. When I say “moved” we were “jam-packed” into 6×6 trucks. There......

  • I moved to Montrose in June of last year form Grand Junction to be closer to my girlfriend who works at Montrose Hospital. When i arrived in town I knew only her and had no prospects for a job. I also was still awaiting placement......

  • I sit here with a pistol in my hand, I stare at it but can’t read its brand. It doesn’t really matter anymore, I just need to settle the score. In the field Jack and I were best friends, We did our duty with no......