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Legislative Director – Human Services & Education | Veterans & Military Services

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County Countdown – Nov. 20, 2023

Counties are shining a green light to let veterans know that they are seen, appreciated and supported.

Counties across the country are joining  Operation Green Light for Veterans  to shine a light on the issues veterans face and highlight the resources available to veterans at the county, state and federal levels.

Below, explore examples of counties, state associations and partners participating in Operation Green Light for Veterans. The map features a selection of highlights as well as icons indicating jurisdictions passing resolutions in support of Operation Green Light for Veterans.

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Counties across the country are joining Operation Green Light for Veterans  to shine a light on the issues veterans face and highlight the resources available to veterans at the county, state and federal levels.

Below, explore examples of counties, state associations and partners participating in Operation Green Light for Veterans. The map features a selection of highlights as well as icons indicating jurisdictions passing resolutions in support of Operation Green Light for Veterans.

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County Countdown – Nov. 20, 2023

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Menominee County, Wis. Veteran Service Officer Bruce Wilber (center and right) when he was honored as the Veteran Administration's Veteran of the Day in 2022.
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Highlights from 2023 Operation Green Light for Veterans

Counties across the country are joining Operation Green Light for Veterans  to shine a light on the issues veterans face and highlight the resources available to veterans at the county, state and federal levels.

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County Countdown – Nov. 6, 2023

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