SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Sentinels of Freedom, a nonprofit veteran's advocacy organization headquartered in the Bay Area, has officially endorsed the Republic Family of Companies (Republic) proposal for the Gateway at Millbrae Station development. The development's proposal will provide 55 units of veterans preferred affordable housing.
"It is truly an honor to collaborate with Republic, the City of Millbrae and BART on this project. The Gateway at Millbrae Station will help in supporting veterans who are transitioning back into civilian life, which is what Sentinels of Freedom is all about," enthused Mike Conklin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sentinels of Freedom. "Having affordable, safe housing near a major transit hub like BART is an invaluable asset for veterans like the ones in our program pursuing their education and successfully securing jobs in the Bay Area."
"It is important that the Millbrae City Council, Republic and BART be recognized by other communities for their leadership in this effort," urged Conklin. "If passed, Millbrae will be included in the growing list of communities across the nation standing up to support veterans."
SOURCE Sentinels of Freedom