During a late-night Memorial Day boat ride seven years ago, two life-long Wisconsin duck hunters made a decision: They were going to give U.S. military veterans the best weekend of bird hunting they’ve ever experienced.
To honor Chuck Dodge and Ryan Voy for honoring vets, Briggs & Stratton tasked LSB with featuring the duo and their organization, Horicon Marsh Veterans Hunt, in the fourth You.Powered. story – just in time for Veterans Day.
The two men wanted to offer more than a simple “thank you” to vets. They wanted to take action. They’ve since shared their backyard treasure – Horicon Marsh, the largest freshwater cattail marsh in the U.S. – with hundreds of veterans. And it’s having an impact, reconnecting old friends and helping others heal from war.
Want to watch the rest of the series? Check it out: youpowered.com/stories.