Coming home from war is not easy. When combat veterans return to their communities, they face the challenges of putting their lives back together. Veterans are confronted with reconnecting with family and peers and reentering the workforce. Lakeville has more than 100 active duty service men and women representing all branches of the service, many of whom are currently deployed.
The Lakeville Yellow Ribbon campaign recognizes that the struggles of re-integrating to life back at home can be eased when veterans return to a community that honors and supports them.
The mission of the Lakeville Yellow Ribbon campaign is to help bring our veterans ALL THE WAY HOME by:
The Yellow Ribbon Community Campaign: Watch this YouTube video to learn more about Yellow Ribbon
Would you like to send a card to an injured soldier? Mail them to:
American Red Cross
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Building #2, Room 3E05
6900 Georgia Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20307
The cards are screened by the Red Cross and then sent to wounded soldiers.