Veterans groups work to dispel old image

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When Steve Milbourn got back in 1967 after fighting in the Vietnam War, he didn’t want to join a veterans organization.

“I wasn’t interested in listening to a meeting of old people,” he said.

When young veterans think of an American Legion or Veterans of Foreign Wars post, they often imagine sitting in a smoky lodge and drinking beer with older men, according to Eddie Bullock, with the New Whiteland Veterans of Foreign Wars.

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