In January, Hudson City Council voted to establish a Military and Veterans Commission. Council is now accepting applications for the Commission until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6. Three to five members will be selected.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Military and Veterans Commission
The Commission will make recommendations to City Council and the City Manager with respect to American military and veteran related issues, ceremonies, events, and activities that occur within the municipal limits of the City of Hudson. Upon request, the Commission may provide advice and assistance to City residents regarding resources available to members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans, and members of their respective families. The Commission will act as a conduit of communication and coordination between the local military and veteran community and the City of Hudson.
- Each member must be a resident of Hudson for two years preceding appointment and must remain a resident for the duration of their term.
- Honorable Service Requirement: Each member must have served, or be currently serving, in the United States Armed Forces. Each veteran member should have received either an honorable or general (under honorable conditions) discharge.
- Active-duty service during hostilities: Each member must have served on active duty during hostilities in a war, campaign, or expedition on foreign soil or in hostile waters. Service may be shown by reference to any of the following:
- The veteran’s DD-214 form confirms that they have been awarded a campaign medal or served during a period of recognized hostility.
- If a veteran’s DD-214 form has not been completed, they can contact the National Personnel Records Center online or at (314) 801-0800 to request more information for the purpose of demonstrating eligibility.
How to Apply
To apply, please complete the online Boards and Commissions Application. Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6. For questions regarding applications, please call Hudson Clerk of Council Aparna Wheeler at 330-342-1795.