Congressman Moulton hosted the first Veterans Town Hall in Marblehead in 2015. The idea, conceived by author Sebastian Junger, was simple but powerful: to provide a forum for veterans to share the pride, grief, or quiet appreciation of life that war bestowed upon them and for non-veterans to listen and to learn. Since then, Vets Town Halls have become a nationwide movement. A Vets Town Hall is a platform for veterans to share their stories of service and sacrifice with their communities. At this event, Veterans of any era, who served in any capacity, are invited to stand before their neighbors and friends to share a story or experience from during or after their service.