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星期一, 2月 15, 2016

Governor Charlie Baker Appoints Michael Case As Board Chair At Holyoke Soldiers’ Home

Governor Charlie Baker Appoints Michael Case As Board Chair At Holyoke Soldiers’ Home
35-Year War Vietnam Veteran, Washington Selectman Tapped As Chairman of the Board of Trustees

HOLYOKE – Governor Charlie Baker today visited the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home to tour the facility and swear in Michael F. Case as the new Chairman of the Board of Trustees.  Baker was joined by local legislators and visited with residents to discuss the administration’s ongoing commitment to supporting the facility.

“Meeting the needs of the Commonwealth’s veterans and their families is a top priority for our administration,” said Governor Baker.  “I am pleased to announce Michael Case, a 35-year war veteran and a devoted public servant, as the new chair of the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home and thank Steve Como for his work on the board over the years.  The mission and importance of this home is crucial, and I thank the staff for their dedication to providing quality health care for our veterans.”

The Holyoke Soldiers' Home is a state-funded, fully accredited health care facility that offers veterans quality health care, including full-time residential accommodations, an on-site dental clinic, and a multi-service outpatient department. The tradition of service to the veterans of Massachusetts is surpassed only by our continuing commitment to excellence in care for those who are in need now and in the future.

About Michael F. Case:

Michael F. Case is a Vietnam Veteran who has served for over thirty-five years in the Air Force and with the Massachusetts National Guard.  Case has served in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iraq, and as part of the rescue efforts during Hurricane Katrina.  As a guardsman, Case also served as a police officer in Pittsfield for over 20 years.  During his career, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and served as Commander of the Special Reaction Team.  Recently, Case has assisted other veterans as the Veterans Service Office for the town of Washington. He sits on the Board of Directors at Mycom Federal Credit Union in Pittsfield and was elected to the Washington Board of Selectmen and the Central Berkshire Regional School Committee. Case lives in Washington with his wife Stephanie and has two sons, Ryan and Cullen. ​