Helping move veterans forward
What began as a quest to help just one veteran has turned into a full-blown program that now has two warehouses full of supplies to help veterans with nothing.
The impetus behind Moving Veterans Forward came in 2011 when Algona Police Officer John Emswiler met Ron Hernandez, a disabled veteran. Hernandez had been shot twice, blown up and saw fellow soldiers die. Emswiler became Herndez' partner in the project.
Read the entire story in the May 23 Kossuth County Advance.