Embracing Our Military
Embracing Our Military offers an on-going community-based dialog featuring special events, monthly programming and more to support and help educate the region about this multi-faceted population.
Additionally, WQPT PBS and its community partners connect the regional military community to resources; fostering an understanding of military life; examining the societal perception of soldiers and the wars they fight; highlighting regional veterans and their stories; and celebrating the accomplishments of the Rock Island Arsenal to the entire region.
Stories of Service | Chris Thodos
Stories of Service | Nathan Acree
Stories of Service | Michael Weinrich
Stories of Service | Nathan and Annie Cox
Stories of Service | Barney Young
Coming back to civilian life brings new challenges, new opportunities and stories of remarkable courage and accomplishment. Public media tells stories that help communities understand the veteran experience. We gathered some popular resources for veterans and their families.
Through Veterans Coming Home, public media connects veterans to resources and services for a successful transition to civilian life.