Mayor Apel Statement on Injured Vernon Marine

Mayor George F. Apel today released the following statement in response to the news that U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Gregory A. Caron, a Vernon resident, was injured by an explosive devise while serving the United States in Afghanistan:

“The news of Lance Corporal Caron’s injuries is saddening, and it serves as a reminder of the sacrifice that our nation’s brave men and women make to keep our country free and safe. My thoughts and prayers are with Lance Corporal Caron, his wife, Nina, and their family and friends during this difficult time. I would like to thank Lance Corporal Caron, on behalf of the Town of Vernon, for his selfless dedication and service to our country. May God bless Lance Corporal Caron, and all of our troops.”

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