According to recent statistics, more than 23,000 veterans and military personnel live and reside on Cape Cod, 1,500 of whom served recently in Iraq and/or Afghanistan. They are a vital part of our community, with a variety of needs. We highly value their service to our country. But is there more we can do to support and thank them?
Recently, a member of the Cape Cod Military, Veteran and Family Collaborative wrote this:
“I was deployed to Iraq from June 2006-October 2007 and then again from April 2009-May 2010.