Letter: Support for soldiers needed

Letter to Editor

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?

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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)

Ethel Bowles

Princess Lodge

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