Honoring Veterans stories are a sincere recognition of the selfless dedication that Veterans have in safeguarding our freedom and upholding cherished values. Their service reflects unwavering commitment, inspiring bravery and respect. At Compassus, we partner with the We Honor Veterans program to honor and care for those who have served in the military.
Staff Sergeant Chris Michalski is currently part of our Marshfield, Wisconsin, Infusion team, serving as the Warehouse Coordinator. Chris has been a part of the Compassus team since May of 2019, and he also faithfully served in the Air Force National Guard for 14 years as an Emergency Manager for the General Mitchel Field Milwaukee, WI, 440th Civil Engineering Squadron Wing.
Compassus hospice program serving North Andover, Massachusetts and surrounding communities had the privilege of performing a We Honor Veterans pinning ceremony at Andover Forest Nursing Home.
The Compassus hospice program serving Hamburg, Pennsylvania and surrounding areas had the privilege of performing a ‘We Honor Veterans’ pinning ceremony at the Shenandoah Senior Living Community.
Veterans in Neenah, WI
This past Veterans Day the Compassus hospice program serving Neenah, Wisconsin and surrounding areas had the privilege of performing a ‘We Honor Veterans’ pinning ceremony to recognize the service and sacrifices of 29 residents at New Perspective Senior Living Island Shores Living Community.
In the heart of Branson, Missouri, Compassus had the honor of celebrating a true American hero and patient, Mr. Lou Unfried, who recently turned a remarkable 102 years young. In addition to celebrating a life-well-lived, Compassus had the immense privilege of performing a We Honor Veterans Pinning Ceremony.
Robert Farwell, Richard Carstensen and Tom Lackiewicz
Our Davenport, Iowa hospice program had the privilege of performing a ‘We Honor Veteran’s Pinning Ceremony at Assisted Living & Memory Care facility, Addington Place of Clinton earlier this month. The pinning ceremony honored Air Force Veteran Robert Farwell, U.S. Army Veteran Richard Carstensen, and Coast Guard Veteran Tom Lackiewicz.
On November 10th, we celebrate the U.S. Marines’ birthday, acknowledging the sacrifices of our past and present soldiers. Shannon Mclaughlin, Hospice Director of Quality Outcomes III at Compassus, is a Marine Veteran who shares how these two sides of her life have shaped who she is today.
Compassus volunteer Ed Little from our hospice program serving Muncie, Indiana and surrounding communities had the privilege of performing a ‘We Honor Veterans’ Pinning Ceremony honoring Army Veteran Jackie McCarter.
Don Weeks’ Wish
In the heart of Nekoosa, a remarkable story of kindness and community spirit unfolded. A story about an Air Force veteran and Compassus hospice patient Donald ‘Don’ Weeks, who shared his last wish with Compassus nurses.
On October 13th, we celebrate the U.S. Navy’s birthday, acknowledging the sacrifices of our past and present soldiers. Donita Burke, Traveling Registered Nurse at Compassus, is a Navy Veteran who shares how these two sides of her life have shaped who she is today.