October 18, 2009
A Community College Makes a Home for Veterans
Wounded veterans in Massachusetts will soon have a place where they can be rehabilitated and educated alongside their families on a 10-acre spread at Mount Wachusett Community College.
The residential treatment center, in Gardner, will serve veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who have lost limbs or suffered disfiguring burns, brain injuries, or post-traumatic stress disorders.
The veterans and their families can live in the 20 apartments for as long as two years,