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#ThanksToVeterans Tour Arrives in Kansas City Ahead of Veterans Day

As we prepare to celebrate Veterans Day, the #ThanksToVeterans Tour has arrived in Kansas City. They partnered with a local veterans organization to say thank you to those who bravely served and are still serving in new ways today. In a place that honors the military’s past, it was an effort to help those who are part of its present. “You know, we joined the army. I always say it’s a family reunion every time we get together,” the retired Marine Sergeant said. Major Ronald Green. Green is a military adviser on the #ThanksToVeterans tour that visited the World War I Memorial and Museum on Saturday as he travels the country, bringing communities together to give back to those who have given so much. “No matter where the vehicle stops, there’s always an outpouring of veterans, family members, caregivers, you know, our service members as well who are still serving in the military,” Green said. RV tour is organized by Veterans United Home Loans of Columbia, Mo. During their stop in Kansas City, the volunteers prepared bags for the homeless community and hospital veterans. Each bag also contains a handwritten note. They’ve partnered with KC-based Team Fidelis, which focuses on the mental health issues of veterans who were in the military,” explained Daniel Brazzell, executive director of Team Fidelis. His team was honored when Veterans United reached out to collaborate. Hey, we’ve got these mental health travel bags that we’ve put together for hospitalized veterans, and they’re like ‘we’re in on it,'” a said Brazzell.stop is the same: uplifting veterans facing adversity and celebrating those who continue to serve their communities. “To help veterans wherever they are. To give back to our communities,” Green said. “To show how much we appreciate it.” The group’s next stop will be in San Diego on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Then they will end their tour in Columbia, Missouri on November 15. To learn more about the #ThanksToVeterans tour, click here.

As we prepare to celebrate Veterans Day, the #ThanksToVeterans Tour has arrived in Kansas City. They partnered with a local veterans organization to say thank you to those who bravely served and are still serving in new ways today.

In a place that honors the military’s past, it was an effort to help those who are part of its present.

“You know, we joined the army. I always say it’s a family reunion every time we get together,” the retired Marine Sergeant said. Major Ronald Green.

Green is a military adviser who is part of the #ThanksToVeterans tour that visited the World War I Memorial and Museum on Saturday as it travels the country, bringing communities together to give back to those who have given so much.

“No matter where the vehicle stops, there’s always a wave of veterans, family members, caregivers, you know, our service members as well who are still serving in the military,” Green said.

The RV tour is hosted by Veterans United Home Loans of Columbia, Missouri. During their stop in Kansas City, the volunteers prepared bags for the homeless community and hospital veterans. Each bag also contains a handwritten note.

They partnered with KC-based Team Fidelis, which focuses on mental health issues for veterans.

“What we’re doing is we’re really mobilizing veterans together so they have that sense of camaraderie that we had when we were in the military,” explained Daniel Brazzell, executive director of Team Fidelis.

His team was honored when Veterans United reached out to collaborate.

“Veterans have a sense of service and have that purpose,” he said, “So we said, ‘Hey, we have these sanity bags that we put together for hospitalized veterans, and they’re like, ‘we’re in,’” Brazzell said.

As the VR tour travels coast to coast, the goal at each stop is the same: to uplift veterans facing adversity and celebrate those who continue to serve their communities.

“To help veterans wherever they are. To give back to our communities,” Green said. “To show how much we appreciate it.”

The group’s next stop will be in San Diego on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Next, they will wrap up their tour in Columbia, Missouri on November 15.

For more on the #ThanksToVeterans tour, Click here.