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Volunteer mentors sought in Pierce County to support returning vets

The transition gap a veteran needs to bridge after returning home from military service can be wide.

Having available someone in whom to confide could make that gap narrower and the entire transition process easier for area vets. So Pierce County officials have created a new Veterans Mentoring program and now seek volunteers to serve the mentor role.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Aug. 10.

Bill Kirk

Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.

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