Military & Veteran

Students Vets Connect With Vets from Another Generation

Bill O’Brien (L), president of the Menlo Home Residents’ Council and an Army vet, reads a letter from one of the children delivered by Christopher Pellegrino (R), the president of the Middlesex Veterans and Servicemembers Association Credits: MCC

EDISON, NJ - Students from the Middlesex County College Veterans and Servicemembers Association, along with Democracy House, visited residents at the Veterans Memorial Home – Menlo Park in Edison over the Thanksgiving break.

They toured the facility, chatted with the residents, and served apple pie.

The Veterans Association consists of student military veterans and Democracy House is MCC’s service-learning program.

Children in the MCC Child Care Center wrote letters of gratitude to the residents of the home, and the MCC veterans delivered them.

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