Mead to visit Lander for Wyoming's Veterans Welcome Home Day

Lander, Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead will travel to events across the state on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 for “Wyoming Veterans Welcome Home Day.” Governor Mead has participated in this event each year he has been in office. “This day is one of the highlights of being Governor,” said Governor Mead. “The people of Wyoming care deeply about our veterans – it is a time to honor and thank them for their service to our state and our nation. I am glad to recognize them.” All Wyoming Veterans are invited to attend and receive the welcome and thanks of a grateful state. Military, Surviving spouses of veterans, and family members are also welcome to attend. The Lander ceremony will be at 2:45 p.m. in the Monarch Room of the Rodeway Inn Pronghorn Lodge. Mead will also visit Kemmerer and Lovell. The ceremonies will feature remarks by Governor Matt Mead, Maj. Gen. Luke Reiner, the Adjutant General of Wyoming, and Veterans Commission Vice Chairman Lee Alley, a Distinguished Service Cross recipient of the Vietnam War, as well as other Veterans and local officials who will be speaking. Receiving lines will be formed so Wyoming residents can join the effort to thank our Veterans. #county10 #news