No help for injured World War II vets |

No help for injured World War II vets

My husband recently fell when he was walking with a friendly visitor from the county program. My husband is a World War II Coast Guard veteran, and so am I. I called the Veterans Volunteer Ride Program to see if they could take him to the Reno Veterans Hospital. I was told the group could not use the van for just one person. I called several other agencies, too, but found no help.

In both our families, there were a total of six WWII veterans: My sister, myself, my brother, my husband and his two brothers.

Several months ago, I took letters to two local churches, asking for help for the Veterans Volunteer Ride Program. There was no response from either one.

What is going to happen when an Iraq veteran comes home and needs help? Not from Nevada County. We went because we cared. Nevada County doesn’t.

Margaret Clotworthy

Nevada City

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