Soldiers take up collections to help homeless veterans
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) – Soldiers at Fort Campbell plan to collect items this weekend to help homeless veterans stay warm through the winter.
A statement from the post on the Kentucky-Tennessee line says family, friends and soldiers assigned to Fort Campbell’s 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division will participate in the event on Saturday. They will be collecting blankets and cold-weather clothing for homeless vets.
The statement says the idea came from Spc. Justin Mucciolo, who wanted to find a way to help veterans without homes stay warm in winter.
The event is set to begin at 7 p.m. in front of Love Blood Inc. Tattoo Parlor.