About Ricardo Torres

Ricardo Torres is a journalist based in Milwaukee. In 2009 he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and immediately went to Roosevelt University in Chicago where he received a master’s degree in journalism. He works part-time as a reporter for the Catholic Herald and weekend producer for Newsradio 620. He’s also worked for Wisconsin Public Radio, WGN Radio 720, and the Better Government Association.


In the President’s State of the Union address last night, he stated, “As this time of war draws to a close, a new generation of heroes returns to civilian life. We’ll keep slashing that backlog so our veterans receive the benefits they’ve earned and our wounded warriors receive the health care — including the mental health care — that they need. We’ll keep working to help all our veterans translate their skills and leadership into jobs here at home, and we will all continue to join forces to honor and support our remarkable military families.”

In our current issue we feature a story about a non-profit Milwaukee coffee shop doing just that. A place where Vets help Vets survive – at home. In their honor we, reprint here.

Dryhootch cafe

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