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"Veterans Groups Are Just For Old Guys"

posted Mar 13, 2015, 11:33 AM by Dean Dyer   [ updated May 1, 2015, 8:35 AM ]
This is a common and unfortunate mindset among young veterans. I know because I felt that way as recently as 10 years ago.  Veterans groups with mostly senior membership face a variety of challenges in reaching young veterans to show them the advantages of joining a veterans group. These factors have led to a decline in membership for all veterans groups nationwide.
I will be posting articles that address this situation over the next few months as I look at how veterans groups can reach their young comrades and stay relevant in the 21st century and beyond.
1 May 2015 Update
Here's a great article describing how one American Legion Post has successfully bridged the age gap