Veteran may get wish for stamp
09/04/2014 7:37 PM
09/04/2014 7:38 PM
Garland Denny’s battle may soon be over.
Denny, an 83-year-old veteran from Monroe, has been lobbying for a postage stamp to commemorate – and help – veterans.
U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger planned to announce Thursday night that he’ll introduce a bill to create a “semi-postal stamp” that would raise money to support PTSD treatment and services and support veterans organizations.
Last week Denny got a thank you from the commander-in-chief. “I thank you for what you’re doing,” President Barack Obama told him during an appearance in Charlotte. Jim Morrill
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