With tag: afghanistan
The State Of The State’s Downtowns
By Jane Lindholm
We look at what tools are at the disposal of Vermont's downtowns and village centers and the challenges they're facing. Also, we get some insight into the controversy over Greg Mortenson's work in Afghanistan. Plus, we hear about Poultney's audio walking and driving tours.
Body Of U.S. Marine Is Back Home In Vermont
A motorcade carried
the body of Cpl. Ian Muller, of North Danville, from the Burlington International Airport to St. Johnsbury, along
roads lined with people paying their respects. The 22 year old was killed in combat last week in Afghanistan's Helmand Province.
Vermont Soldier Is Laid To Rest
By Amy Kolb Noyes
Sergeant Tristan Southworth was laid to rest Wednesday in Hardwick,
near his hometown of Walden. Southworth
died in a firefight in Afghanistan last week alongside another
Vermont Guard member, Sergeant Steven DeLuzio.
Two VT Guard Soldiers Die In Gunbattle In Afghanistan
By Ross Sneyd
Sgt. Tristan Southworth, 21, and Sgt. Steven Deluzio, 25, of South
Glastonbury, Connecticut, were killed Sunday during a two-hour gunbattle
their unit was attacked by insurgents in an area just west of the border