Larson Presents Bristol Resident And Army Veteran With Medals
Bristol, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) presented Bristol resident Carl R. Veilleux with his service medals. Veilleux served in the U.S. Army from January 1949 to November 1951. He completed basic training at Fort Dix in New Jersey and served active duty in Dachau, Germany.
“I was honored to present Bristol resident Carl Veilleux with his service medals today. It is a tremendous privilege to recognize veterans who served our country. Veilleux deserves all of our thanks for his courage, determination, and sacrifice to our country.” said Larson.
Veilleux was awarded the American Campaign Medal and the Army Occupation Medal having served in U.S. occupied territory post World War II.