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Virtual Vets Town Hall 2020

Nov 12, 2020
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Rep. Seth Moulton continued the Vets Town Hall tradition with a virtual event this year. You can watch the Facebook Live recording here.

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Giving Back: Veterans Town Halls Encourage Sharing and Listening

Mar 12, 2020
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“Each year, I’m floored by the generosity and courage of the speakers at this event, and heartened by seeing so many community members willing to come and listen, with warmth and non-judgment,” wrote Eaton after Sunday’s Town Hall. Marty McMahon, who hosted the St. Johnsbury event, said it opened a conversation between veterans and civilians. “We listened to a wide range of perspectives on service and laid the groundwork for some great community dialogue in St. Johnsbury and the area.”

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Become a Vets Town Hall Organizer

Feb 28, 2020
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Use the form on this page to let us know about yourself and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can to find out more. We will contact you to find out more and answer any questions you might have. And THANK YOU!

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Veterans share intimate stories at town hall

Nov 13, 2019
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Some veterans discussed post-traumatic stress and the difficulties of reintegration; some talked about survivor’s guilt; others described combat in detail. While community members often seemed to hold their breath, eyes stinging and glued to the podium, the room also burst into laughter when confronted with stories of lost toes and being an army cook.

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CONGRESSMAN SETH MOULTON PAYS TRIBUTE TO MILITARY VETERANS IN MARBLEHEAD

Nov 11, 2019
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MARBLEHEAD — Emotions were raw as Congressman Seth Moulton brought his Veterans Town Hall back to where it all began Saturday at Abbot Hall. “Of course we are here to honor veterans and to thank them for their incredible service to this country, but it’s also a message to non-veterans out there that veterans appreciate…

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Congressman Seth Moulton hosts fourth annual Veterans Town Hall in Marblehead

Nov 10, 2019
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“This is literally the most meaningful thing I’ve done as a member of Congress, is to start this tradition of Veterans Town Halls,” Moulton said. “The first one was three years ago here in Marblehead and now they’ve spread across the country.”–Seth Moulton

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Veterans share war experiences (Editor’s pick)

Nov 6, 2019
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The volunteer speakers at Rutland’s Veterans’ Town Hall Nov. 3 were men who served in wars in Vietnam, Iraq or Afghanistan. They didn’t speak about heroism, or the excitement of combat, about brotherhood or about victory against the enemy — they told personal stories mostly about personal damage and about the hell of war.

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What Matters This Week: Jon Turner and Kyle Aines

Nov 4, 2019
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The two veterans talked with Lauren about a series of veteran town halls in Vermont.

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Vermont: Veterans share stories and memories with community

Nov 3, 2019
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Local vets shared stories and memories about their time in service at the McCarthy Arts Center at St. Michael’s College in Colchester.

“You know I’ve been out of combat since 2006, and it’s something that I still think about regularly; I think that it’s not every really gonna go away, but your relationship to that moment to that experience is what changes,” said Jon Turner, a veteran who attended the Colchester event.

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Veterans tell stories of hope and struggle at Middletown forum (Providence Journal)

Nov 11, 2018
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Forum sponsored by Rhode Island Office of Veterans Affairs gives those who served an opportunity to connect with friends, families and the community.

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