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City of Springfield Veterans’ Activities Committee Accepting Nominations for 2021 Veteran of the Year

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Veterans’ Services Director Tom Belton and Deputy Director Joe DeCaro are pleased to announce that the Springfield Veterans’ Activities Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Veteran of the Year.

Mayor Sarno states, “I want to thank the Veterans’ Activities Committee for their continued and unyielding support of our veterans and their families.  Special thanks to our Veterans’ Services Director Tom Belton and Deputy Director Joe DeCaro who continue to lead our City of Springfield’s Veterans’ Services Department and providing our brave and dedicated veterans and their families the care, compassion and service they need and deserve.

The Springfield Veterans’ Activities Committee, Inc. has again sponsored the Veteran of the Year award.

The Veteran of the Year Award is given on an annual basis to a Springfield resident who is a veteran and continuously volunteers their personal time to better our community and never seeks recognition for the work they’ve done.


Deadline for submission of nominations is Friday, October 29, 2021. 

For further information, please contact Springfield Department of Veterans’ Services, Deputy Director, Joe DeCaro at (413)886-5045 and/or

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