Troops, veterans say thanks

November 11, 2019


Land Line Now, Nov. 11, 2019

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Our annual effort to support troops and veterans, Truckers for Troops, is underway – we’ll have stories of what care packages mean to a Marine far from home; the role donations play in keeping veterans’ program going; and how a game of golf can also be therapy for returning vets.

troops veterans Christian Guffreau and mom Lisa
Lisa Guffreau and her son, Marine Christian Guffreau, who received a Truckers for Troops care package as part of the effort to support troops and veterans.

I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

Our daily newscast gets you up to date on important developments.

II. A piece of home

Day 1 of the 2019 OOIDA Truckers for Troops Telethon to support troops and veterans gets underway with the story of Christian Guffreau, who explains what a care package means to him and other Marines who are far from home.

III. Keeping veterans’ programs going

A Massachusetts VA official says without donations like the one from Truckers for Troops, programs would be cut or canceled.

IV. A sound you don’t expect in a vet’s program – FORE!

A program in Arizona uses golf to help veterans who are injured, both mentally and physically.

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