FLVCS board member Harry Stimmel recently make front page news on the Sarasota Herald Tribune. Also quoted in the article is Kevin Connelly, also an FLVCS member! Congratulations and great article! Below is an excerpt from the article. If you would like to review the entire piece you may do so by clicking the link below to download the full article in pdf Download the story here
As a combat medic during World War II and the Korean War, Harry Stimmel fought to save the lives of American soldiers. Now, more than half a century later, he volunteers to help hospitalized veterans. He crusades for the men and women who fought an unpopular war in Vietnam. And he campaigns to end what he believes are unnecessary wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. At 89, Stimmel feels a special obligation for his fellow soldiers. “I’m getting so much older,” he said, “that I feel like whatever I can do to help them out today is a good thing.” ……. …………. Many people donate Christmas cards, magazines and toiletries each year. Kevin Connelly, a Vietnam veteran, got talked into carrying supplies back and forth in his minivan. “Harry is a dynamo,” Connelly said, laughing. “His Army service ended a long time ago, but he really cares.” READ MORE HERE
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