Veterans are invited to submit comments on military service |

Veterans are invited to submit comments on military service

Veterans who are now living in Garfield County, or have lived here in the past, are invited to contribute their thoughts on military service through an online questionnaire on the Post Independent’s website.

Veterans’ comments and photographs will be published in the Sunday, Nov. 11, edition of the Post Independent in celebration of Veterans Day.

“We want to honor the veterans in our community by giving them an opportunity to share the life lessons learned from their military service,” said Stephanie Schafer, Post Independent publisher.

To submit comments, go to the paper’s website at Scroll down to the “features” box at the center of the page, and click on the “Calling all Veterans” link.

Or go directly to the online questionnaire at

The questionnaire asks veterans to supply background information about themselves and their military service, and provides the opportunity to answer two questions, up to 100 words each answer.

The questions for veterans are:

• What is the most important lesson learned in your military service?

• How does your military service inform your life today?

The deadline for comments is 11 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5.

“We encourage all local veterans to take a few minutes to fill out this online form and share their wisdom with our readers,” Schafer said.

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