Congresswoman-Elect Carol Shea-Porter today issued the following statement:
"Today we honor the men and women who bravely served our nation. Right from the birth of our great country, the sons and daughters of this land have answered the call to service. America is free today because were willing to risk their lives to preserve peace and defend freedom. America owes all of these veterans our deepest gratitude, and we have an obligation to fulfill our commitment to them."
"As someone who had the honor to be a military spouse, I also recognize the profound sacrifices made by veterans' families. They too serve our country and deserve our deepest respect."