Not-for-Profit, Award-Winning Community News and Views for Windham County, Vermont • Since 2006
Voices / Letters from readers

Thanks to all who brought the Moving Wall to Brattleboro

RE: “The power of a name” [News, Sep. 22]:

The local chapter of the Vietnam Veterans Association recently brought the Moving Wall to Brattleboro.

The officers and members of Brattleboro American Legion Post #5 extend our most profound thanks to Lennie Derby, the president of the VVA chapter, and all of the volunteers responsible for bringing the Wall to Brattleboro, setting it up, providing assistance to the visitors, and “standing watch” while it was here.

This was no small undertaking, and you have our sincere and highly earned gratitude.

We also extend our thanks to Fulflex for allowing the Wall to be set up in their field. There was certainly no better location to honor our lost comrades.

The only comments received here at the Legion were those of gratitude and heartfelt thanks. Job well done.

Steve Martin (Legion)
Brattleboro

Like what we do? Help us keep doing it!

We rely on the donations and financial support of our readers to help make The Commons available to all. Please join us today.

What do you think? Leave us a comment

Editor’s note: Our terms of service require you to use your real names. We will remove anonymous or pseudonymous comments that come to our attention. We rely on our readers’ personal integrity to stand behind what they say; please do not write anything to someone that you wouldn’t say to his or her face without your needing to wear a ski mask while saying it. Thanks for doing your part to make your responses forceful, thoughtful, provocative, and civil. We also consider your comments for the letters column in the print newspaper.

Comments

We are currently reconfiguring our comments software. Please check back if you’d like to read or leave comments on this story. —The editors

Originally published in The Commons issue #634 (Wednesday, October 13, 2021). This story appeared on page C2.

Share this story

Links

0

Related stories

More by Steve Martin (Legion)