In 2013, the first year of "Send a Hero Home," the Knights of Columbus Trenton Federation provided transportation home for about a dozen service members. That number steadily increased to 225 by last year.
A bill has been drafted by two Jersey Shore Assemblymen in response to Point Pleasant Borough High School graduate Billy Borowsky who was told he could not wear a sash indicating he had joined the U.S. Marines at a recent graduation ceremony.
He wanted to enjoy the ocean again and and be able to participate in recreational sports. A wounded Vietnam War Veteran is now not only able to do so but also help other disabled Vets enjoy various activities year-round through his non-profit "Operation Beachhead".