the halls of a VA hospital in San Antonio, this time of year is exciting
for most fans, but for Vietnam Veteran, Cowboys fan and
self-proclaimed student of the game, Don Townsend, football is a way of
The 67-year-old Vietnam-Era Veteran now spends
his days doing quieter work. He’s a housekeeping aide at the Denver
VA’s Community Living Center. But his custodial skills are not his primary
contribution to the hospital. Over the last nine years Scadden
has developed another skill: comforting Veterans in their final
Native Americans serve in the military among the highest
rate, per capita, compared to other groups and our nations honor the place
of tribal warriors in our communities and our culture on a daily basis. But
for Veterans living within or near tribal communities, it can sometimes be
difficult to receive representation for benefit claims.
Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, a kid
from a blue collar family, Gene had a dream to fly. After getting his
degree in electrical engineering, he commissioned in the U.S. Navy through
the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps at Purdue University.
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