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Madison Gallatin TU Chapter Veterans Service Partnership

Congratulations to Madison Gallatin TU and chapter VSP Coordinator Robert Allen for some wonderful work on behalf of our veterans. This is an excellent example of how TU’s Veterans Service Partnership (TU VSP) works with a variety of veterans service organizations, in this case, Project Healing Waters and the Montana State University Student Veterans Club, … Read more

Upper Delaware Veteran Couples Retreat!

The VA acknowledges that the first line of defense in supporting our nation’s veterans is the spouse and family. Dr. Steven Sayers of the VA’s “Families at Ease” program says “the role of family members in supporting the treatment of our military Veterans is now a key part of the services provided by VA.” TU’s … Read more

Wisconsin TU Veterans Service Partnership Leaves Lasting Impression

This past August, nine military families gathered for an adventure filled week at Camp American Legion near Minocqua, WI. Wisconsin TU volunteers (representing 4 different TU Chapters) provided the expertise on “fly fishing day”, held August 17. The Camp offered active troops, National Guard, Reservists, and Veterans the opportunity to reconnect with reintegrate with their … Read more

Memorial Day 2018

Monday, May 28th, 2018 is Memorial Day, a day of remembrance when we honor the men and women of the American Military who gave their lives in service to our country. President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s words remind us that “Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have … Read more

Madison-Gallatin TU VSP Takes Vets Fishing!

I was privileged to help the Madison-Gallatin Trout Unlimited Veterans Service Partnership program take a group of veterans from our Project Healing Waters program and from the Montana State University Veterans Club fishing on Depuy’s Spring Creek near Livingston last Sunday. Despite some challenging weather, we caught some nice trout, created some good fish stories, … Read more

Valley Forge TU Wins Project Healing Waters Award!

Congratulations to Valley Forge TU Chapter #290 for winning the prestigious Project Healing Waters Chapter of Excellence Award! Read about the wonderful work Valley Forge TU does with veterans with disabilities. PHWFF Chapter of Excellence Award If you are interested in learning about the TU Veterans Service Partnership, visit www.tu.org/veterans or contact TU VSP Coordinator … Read more

Donegal PA TU VSP Tying for Veterans!

Thank you to Donegal PA TU Veterans Service Partnership and to Bill Nolan for your efforts to tie some flies for the national TU Veterans Service Parternship program. We are very grateful for your generous gift. Please be assured that we’ll put them to good use for our veteran couples trip to Slough Creek and … Read more

TU VSP Featured in Saving Land Magazine!

The TU Veterans Service Partnership is featured in an article in the Winter 2018 edition of the Land Trust Alliance publication Saving Land Magazine! Thanks to freelance writer Kelly Saxton for the wonderful article and to writers Edith Pepper Goltra and Elisabeth Ptak for their contributions. Thanks, too, to Chris Soto of LTA for his … Read more