Last weekthe barracks to personally thank the service members for helping first responders rescue the Capper residents.
“We didn’t do it for the honor or the fame,” said Capt. Gregory. “Honestly it was just to help people out.”
People like Betty House who snapped a photo with Gregory during the gathering – one of the highlights of her day.
“I just thank everybody that came together to support us and try to lift our spirits at this time,” she said calling the fire “a life changing experience.” “It’s sort of frightening to start over again but I feel encouraged to go forward.”
D.C.-based World Central Kitchen donated food for the meal and is also hosting a Thanksgiving feast for 15,000 people affected by the Camp Fire in Northern California.