VPR presents a recent talk by New York Times Bureau Chief, Neil MacFarquhar, on the obstacles to democratic change in the Arab world. Fresh out of Cairo, he recently spoke in South Burlington and was part of the Elder Education Enrichment program.
Major Gregory Knight, who helped shepherd the installation of the new Vermont National Guard memorial to soldiers killed in the global war on terror explains what the site means to soldiers whose comrades were killed in action.
Laurie B. Sloane of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Daneen Roy, whose husband is about to be deployed to Afghanistan talk with VPR’s jane Lindholm about support for families with a loved one overseas.
An Iraq war veteran is challenging Congressman Peter Welch,
saying the Democratic incumbent has failed to live up to his promise to end the
Army Specialist Thomas Hermann announced his candidacy today.
military officials say the noncombat death of Sergeant First Class Jason Dene is still under investigation. Dene
had three children and was just weeks from finishing his second tour in Iraq when he died May 25th.
Nina Keck has more.