Congratulations to John Fefchak for your letter in the Empire-Advance. Well written.
I was a wife to a veteran who was overseas three and a half years in World War II. When he had health problems, he was refused. He wrote letters asking for help. Then they closed Veterans Affairs in Brandon. What next?
There were soldiers from Afghanistan who needed help and some committed suicide. It took a long time before they changed.
When my husband was in a home in Virden he finally got some help, as Denny said, “It’s good Mum, but too late.”
I found out about Brandon Salutes where we can send money for soldiers deployed overseas training, for food parcels to help them. (brandonsalutes.ca)