Veterans Connections

Monroe County Veterans Service Agency

Educates, represents, and guides veterans and their families regarding the benefits they have earned


Veterans Outreach Center

Provides comprehensive resources to current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families.


Eisenhower's Secret War on WXXI-World

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 8:00pm

Discover Eisenhower as a great warrior of World War II , that knew that human society could no longer allow another global war – and its modern weapons of destruction – to break out again.


Apocalypse Now Redux & Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro at the Dryden Theatre

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 7:00pm

Apocalypse Now Redux introduced by Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro, Friday, March 24 at the Dryden Theatre


The Great War: American Experience on WXXI-World

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 7:00pm

Discover how WWI transformed America through the stories of African-American soldiers, feminist activists, Native-American “code talkers” and others whose participation in the war to “make the world safe for democracy” has been largely forgotten.


War Letter Wednesday

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 3:49pm

This spring, we're joining American Experience | PBS to commemorate the many ways that soldiers, nurses, volunteers, journalists and others documented their wartime experiences for those back home. Share your own stories of wartime correspondence on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter by tagging them with #WarLetterWednesday.



Community support for returning vets with PTSD


Portraits from the Home Front: The Story of Elizabeth Black

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 6:30pm

'Portraits for the Home Front' explores Elizabeth Black and her soldier sketches in World War II


The Vietnam War: PBS 30 Minute Preview

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 9:30pm

A PBS Preview of THE VIETNAM WAR will air after the National Memorial Day Concert. Get a 30 minute preview of the ten-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that is coming to PBS & WXXI-TV in September 2017.


National Memorial Day Concert 2017

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 8:00pm

Join co-hosts Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna for the 28th broadcast of this night of remembrance honoring the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country.

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