Saturday, December 26, 2015

8 surprising ways vets are helping vets

8 surprising ways vets are helping vets
Military Times
Jon R. Anderson
Amanda Miller
December 25, 2015

The crew at OFFduty and Best for Vets have gotten to know a lot of veterans in 2015, and one characteristic we've found so common among Post-9/11 veterans is the drive to help out fellow vets, especially those dealing with what staff writer Jon R. Anderson describes as "the fog after war."

Here's a countdown of some of our favorite unexpected new ways veterans are helping one another that we've discovered in our communities and explored in our content this year:

8. Toys from on high
Goodwill took wing from an Englewood, Colorado, airfield earlier this month for a donation drop that’s become a tradition in the state’s aviation community.
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Student Veterans of America's acting president and CEO Jared Lyon visits the Military Times newsroom to discuss the association's worldwide mission and "NatCon" annual meeting coming up in January, plus two chapters talk about their local clubs.