Gov. Malloy pays tribute to servicemen, veterans

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Gov. Dannel Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman are marking Veterans Day by paying tribute to Connecticut residents who are serving in the military or have returned home after fulfilling their service commitment.

The nation is set to celebrate Veterans Day on Sunday. Malloy said on Saturday that the event offers an opportunity to recognize the extraordinary work that military veterans have done to safeguard the state and the nation.

The governor also noted immeasurable sacrifices made by families of those serving in the military, saying he is deeply grateful for their bravery and courage.

Wyman says the event is a time for everyone to remember how important it is to support veterans and troops when they are in uniform and when they return home.

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Connecticut (change)

 
Connecticut has 169 cities and towns, which serve as the fundamental local political subdivision of the state. Connecticut is the 5th of the original thirteen United States.
 
Offices & Officials

Governor: Dan Malloy
Lieutenant Governor: Nancy Wyman
Attorney General: George Jepsen
State Treasurer: Denise L. Nappier

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