was welcomed home from Afghanistan with several proclamations at Tuesday's town council meeting.
"The profession of arms is an honorable profession and one fraught with danger," said Veteran's Recognition Commission Chairperson Richard Tapp. "The people of Tolland want you to know how grateful we are for your service and your safe return."
Tuttle, who is now serving as a platoon leader in a field artillery battalion at Ft. Drum, New York, also received a citation from the General Assembly, as well as statements from Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and Gov. Dannel Malloy.
Tuttle said that he appreciated his warm welcome home.
"It's a great thing," he said of the town's recognition of returning veterans. "It shows a lot about the town and the community."
The council also approved a resolution allowing for up to $1.5 million in bonding for capital projects, including road paving and the installation of football field lights at .
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P&ZC alternate David Fluckiger was also appointed to , who resigned recently.
The council's next meeting on July 24 will take place at the due to .