Letters: VFW Post

Listeners respond to Melissa Block's story on the a Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Oregon that is trying to appeal to younger vets. Robert Siegel reads from listeners' e-mails.

ROBERT SIEGEL, host:

Yesterday, Melissa Block's piece about the VFW in Tualatin, Oregon, focused on its efforts to appeal to younger vets. And that story drew warm reflections from listeners like Jennifer Miles(ph) of Wakefield, Rhode Island. She writes, before I joined the Navy, I used to go there and play pool with my dad and hang out with his friends. He was a World War II vet, and for us the post was an integral part of my father's life and our family.

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