This is the year I was sitting around talking to a few fellow officers about the possibility of there being veterans left all alone in nursing homes, long term care facilities etc, having outlived all their family.  A few of us chipped in some money, bought gifts, and spent an afternoon with some of these men showing them that they are not forgotten. After seeing the smiles on their faces, we knew this had to continue, thus starting the Adopt-A-Vet cause.