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3:46 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

StoryCorps: Vietnam veteran talks about his time as a POW

Ted Gostas
Credit StoryCorps

For Veteran’s Day we have a StoryCorps segment of veteran Ted Gostas telling his wife Jody Gostas about being taken as a prisoner of war in the Vietnam War and his years in solitary confinement. Gostas remained a P-O-W for 5 years, 5 months, and 15 days. Of those captured in Northern Vietnam, he was one of only four POWs to stay in solitary confinement for more than four years. 

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8:15 am
Fri November 11, 2011

Report ranks Cheyenne best place for retired vets

 A new report ranks Cheyenne as the best city with a population under 175,000 for military retirees to live.

The report by financial services firm USAA and Military.com notes Cheyenne has relatively high employment opportunities and local access to medical care for veterans.