Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Troops return leads to Veterans Service Office


August 5, 2021

Lewis County Veterans Service Officer Ritchie Brewer is “getting more and more veterans coming in from Iraq and Afghanistan,” he said.

The 9/11 terrorist attacks are now about two decades ago.

Now, as troops are coming home, federal spending on military family housing should be increased from $155 million this year to $550 million in the next fiscal year, according to U.S. Rep. Mark Green, R-Franklin. He represents Lewis County.

Withdrawal from Afghanistan was set to be done by September 11 this year. Gulf War II continues. After Gulf War I, returning troops lived in tents at Fort Benni...

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