Xiarhos Honored with American Legion MA Legislator of the Year Award

June 20, 2024

MARLBORO – At the annual American Legion convention held last week in Marlboro, State Representative Steven Xiarhos (R – 5th Barnstable) was honored with the prestigious Legislator of the Year Award by the American Legion Department of Massachusetts. This award recognizes outstanding dedication and service to veterans and their families.

The American Legion, the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, commended Representative Xiarhos for his tireless advocacy and legislative efforts that have significantly improved the lives of veterans across the state. His commitment to addressing the unique challenges faced by veterans, including healthcare access, employment opportunities, and mental health support, has earned him this esteemed recognition.

In his acceptance speech, Representative Xiarhos expressed his deep gratitude and reaffirmed his commitment to continuing his work on behalf of veterans. “It is a tremendous honor to receive this award from such a respected organization. Our veterans have sacrificed so much for our country, and it is our duty to ensure they receive the support and resources they deserve,” said Xiarhos.

The convention, which brought together hundreds of veterans, their families, and supporters, also featured various workshops and discussions aimed at enhancing veteran services and addressing current issues faced by the veteran community.

Steve Xiarhos has served as State Representative for the 5th Barnstable District on Cape Cod since 2021. The district currently includes the Town of Sandwich and portions of the Towns of Barnstable (Precincts 10, 11, and 12) and Bourne (Precincts 1, 2, 3, 5A, and 7). For more information please visit www.XiarhosForRep.com.