AMVETS PA Blog
Four years after state officials turned out the lights and locked the doors, a former medium-security state prison in Hempfield may be poised to become a full-service veterans transition center.
David Goldsmith, the Carlisle businessman who bought the 300,000-square-foot facility in 2015, first broached the possibility in a regional construction publication and a YouTube video last year. http://veteranssunrisecenter.com/
WASHINGTON ― When celebrity chef Robert Irvine is out on a USO tour, it’s normally about food, photo-ops and escapism, meant as relief for service members deployed overseas.
Recently during one of those visits, a soldier approached him. Except he didn’t want to talk about fun. He wanted to confide. The soldier was thinking about killing himself.