Sidekick Salute

Sidekick Salute: Ubaldo, Air Force Veteran

October 26, 2020

Meet Mr. Strong: Ubaldo, Air Force Veteran Ubaldo is an Air Force Veteran who served for 3 years and he sees the VIC as a lifeline. Having been recently released from prison, Ubaldo is hopeful of future ahead of him. He first heard about the VIC and its Transitional Housing program through a presentation while…

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Sidekick Salute: Josh, Army Veteran

October 14, 2020

Meet Mr. Adventure: Josh, Army Veteran Josh is an Army Veteran and served from 2002-2003. When asked why he enlisted in the Army, he said it was because of his dad. His father was a Vietnam Veteran who served in the Army from 1965-1968. Josh first heard about the VIC in 2017 when he was…

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Sidekick Salute: John, Army Veteran

September 9, 2020

Meet Mr. Worry: John, Army Veteran John is an Army Veteran who served for 4 years, enlisting in 1989. Prior to enrolling in the VIC Transitional Housing Program, John spent 6 years in the East Mountains where a kind, elderly woman gave him food and a place to stay. Unfortunately, she passed away in March…

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Sidekick Salute: Robin Wilson and Ron Hadden

October 28, 2019

One of the required trainings all VIC staff complete is ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training). It’s an interactive workshop where participants recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will ensure their safety. We want to make sure all of our staff are equipped with…

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Sidekick Salute: Tyrone Berry

October 10, 2019

Today, we’d like to spotlight one of our Monitors, Tyrone Berry. Ty has been with the VIC since December 2017 and is an Army Veteran. What you may not know, Ty was a homeless Veteran looking for services and job when he heard about the VIC. And, it just so happens that we had an…

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