Area celebrates the sacrifice of its veterans
Nov 16, 2012
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Veterans at the St. Clair County High School Veterans Day assembly doffed their caps for the national anthem on Friday.
The American Flag was presented by a member of the Civil Air Patrol at last week’s ceremony at Springville High School.
Veterans from the Bay of Pigs were honored at the Veterans dinner Monday at Springville First United Methodist Church.
Grace Crews and daughter Taylor Crews share a letter from AMS1 William M. Crews (retired), Grace’s husband and Taylor’s father, during the Veterans Day program in the gymnasium at Ashville Middle School.
At Monday’s Veterans Day program at the St. Clair County Courthouse in Pell City, featured speaker Stan Batemon talks about the honor associated with serving in the military, as well as the struggles of U.S. soldiers as they return home from combat.
St. Clair County High School principal Brian Terry and Lt. Col. Cindy Eskridge observe a somber moment while “Taps” plays, following the presentation of a memorial wreath to honor fallen veterans.
Master Sergeant Jason Jones, with the U.S. Army 20th Special Forces Group and the Alabama National Guard, speaks to students at Ashville Middle School during the school’s Veterans Day program, on Friday.
The guest speaker at Friday’s Veteran’s Day Program at Springville High School was retired Air Force Colonel Frank Waid.