There are 68-thousand veterans in the Rochester area. A growing number are coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan. Many of these younger vets struggle to find work and pay the bills. They've got a guardian angel in Ralph Presciutti.
Rochester is about to have it's first serious conversation about Military Sexual Trauma. Women and men in our community suffer from MST and a conference next week is focusing on how best it can be treated locally.
WROC TV, News 8 is very proud to be a sponsor of the Veterans Outreach Center's Stars and Stripes Celebration. The VOC is giving it's highest honor, the Harris Award for service to veterans, to Dr. Barry Culhane from RIT.
Nazareth College Arts Center is honored to present Letters Home, a powerful presentation of actual letters written by soldiers serving in Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as some correspondence from their parents.
We continue our effort to raise awareness about issues local veterans face as they come home from war. After seeing doctors and therapists and visiting hospitals and clinics, many vets looking for help with emotional problems are finding it at Windhorse farm in Hilton.