Siuslaw News | Local vets receive good news, recognition

March 13, 2019 — There are very few times when that often-dysfunctional system, the government, surprises citizens by responding directly to their concerns.

But indeed, surprise was the main reaction shared by local vets at Monday’s “Band of Brothers” meeting at the Florence Elks Lodge.

The surprise was in receiving the news that a request made recently by leaders of the area’s veterans’ groups, in a meeting with County Commissioner Jay Bozievich and Lane County Veterans Program Supervisor Joseph Reiley, had been acted upon.

Bozievich and Reiley made the trip to Florence to meet with the leaders of local veterans’ groups to discuss more at

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