GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Two former soldiers living in the Grand Valley are trying to bring the veteran community closer together in a way that might surprise you.
Beau Martin and James Halbrooks come from different walks of life but both served in the military.
They met through a program at the VA Center here in Grand Junction, where they found they both had a passion for gaming.
Martin and Halbrooks said it was a way for them to get out of their shell and decided to make it a group activity for other veterans.
Tango Down aims at giving veterans a safe space where they can have fun, while also opening up about personal issues they may be struggling with.
"I just want to continue doing something that I enjoy with people I enjoy being around," said Beau Martin, Co-Founder of Tango Down.
"Ever since I met Beau and started playing video games I have been more active, especially out in the community," said James Halbrooks, Co-Founder of Tango Down.