LITTLETON—Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) and Representative James Arciero (D-Westford) recently attended a reception at the Littleton VFW Post 6556 Hall to honor the achievements of Staff Sergeant Thomas G. Nelson.
Staff Sergeant Nelson was awarded a Bronze Star for his distinguished service during World War II. The Bronze Star is awarded to service members who have committed acts of merit in a combat zone.
“I was extremely proud to honor Thomas for his courageous service during World War II,” said Senator Eldridge. “Thomas risked everything to protect our country on the front lines and I am extremely proud to count him as a constituent.”
“It was an honor to attend the reception on behalf of Thomas for his impressive service and achievement,” said Representative Arciero. “I am incredibly pleased and humbled to recognize Thomas’ act of bravery and service to our country.”