JAMES CITY COUNTY — The Williamsburg/James City County Courthouse has been lighting up with green-colored lights for a week-long celebration of veterans called Operation Green Light.
Operation Green Light, which runs from Nov. 7-13, is a new initiative spearheaded by the National Association of Counties (NACo) and the National Association of County Veteran Service Officers (NACVSO) to help show support for America’s veterans and also to raise awareness for some of the unique challenges that service members and their family members may face when they make a transition to civilian life.
“Approximately 200,000 service members transition to civilian communities annually, and given our proximity to many military facilities, James City County is home to many veterans. The County seeks to honor all these individuals who have paid the high price for freedom by placing themselves in harm’s way for the good of all,” the county said in a press release.
The new initiative has many county government buildings across the country illuminated in green this week. James City County has worked with the Virginia Association of Counties, NACo, and NACVSO to show support for Operation Green Light.
For more information on Operation Green Light, check out NACO’s official website.