Around Town: Vietnam Veterans Parade / Homes for the Brave / TRUST House

Around Town honors Boston veterans and their families for their service to our country.
Vietnam Veteran’s Appreciation Day Parade: Highlights and interviews with parade participants and spectators on the importance of the 40th anniversary of the war’s end. Learn why honoring Vietnam era vets today is essential within the historical context of events that followed their original return. Hear from Gold Star Mothers who honor those who were lost in Vietnam and support family members of those lost in other conflicts as well as those with who still serve.
Homes for the Brave: Hear from Boston Veterans Commissioner Giselle Sterling about services and benefits available to veterans. Learn how the Mayor’s Home for the Brave program is responding to Michelle Obama’s Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness.
TRUST: An intimate look at TRUST House, a one-year transitional residence and care program offered by the VA for women veterans.

Original Air Date: 
Nov 11, 2015