Vail Daily column: College connects with vets

Vail Daily column: College connects with vets
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By Edward Stoner

Did you know that, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, there are more than 2,300 veterans in Eagle County? This means that 4.5 percent of our county’s population has served in the military; this is only slightly smaller than the percentage of our population that is under the age of 5. Our veterans in the valley include those who served in wars and conflicts over the past eight decades. Many times, those who served — sometimes on multiple tours — returned home to find themselves disconnected and misunderstood. Often those same veterans returned home with a desire to …

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