Southwestern CT veterans speak up about the state of the U.S.

Veterans Day gives some southwestern CT veterans an opportunity to remember the past and reflect on the future of the United States Military.Overall, the veterans that spoke with News 12 Connecticut at

News 12 Staff

Nov 12, 2006, 4:47 AM

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Southwestern CT veterans speak up about the state of the U.S.
Veterans Day gives some southwestern CT veterans an opportunity to remember the past and reflect on the future of the United States Military.Overall, the veterans that spoke with News 12 Connecticut at the Veteran's Day Memorial Dedication in Darien shared similar points-of-views on current politics. Topics ranged from Iraq, Rumsfeld, and the 2006 elections. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's recent resignation was not only supported, but applauded by the vets. They say an earlier resignation would have helped the war in Iraq.Korean War Veteran and Purple Heart Recipient, Evans Kerrigan says he agrees with the strategies of today?s military. Retired Army Infantryman Jack Brunelle says he hopes to bring home all of the troops but doesn?t think it should be done before the mission in Iraq is completed.


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