State representatives Dave Muntzel (District 48) and Dave Griffith (District 60) presented a resolution to the veteran’s wing at the Boonville Correctional Center for participating in the Department of Corrections Missouri Veterans Project program. Through this program, offenders who have served in the United States military live together in a platoon-like system. They raise and lower the flag every day, assign and carry out work duties, complete treatment for post-traumatic stress and substance use together, and provide mentorship to their peers. The program reduces conduct violations, boosts treatment efficacy and helps to improve the chances of success upon release. After a successful pilot program launch at Moberly Correctional Center in 2017, the veterans project has been expanded to Algoa, Boonville and Potosi correctional centers.