Washington, D.C. — In recognition of Veterans Day today, U.S. Senator Susan Collins issued the following statement:
“Like so many, the gratitude I feel for our veterans is steeped in more than history. It also is personal – I am one of the millions of Americans who have the privilege to call a veteran 'Dad.’
“Yesterday, I had the great pleasure to speak at the Rotary Club of Portland’s Veterans Appreciation Luncheon and join them and other Mainers to honor our state’s veterans and thank them for their service.