VESTAL, N.Y. (WIVT/WBGH) – Veterans have been buying and selling struggle tales and sharing reminiscences at Elderwood Village in the Town of Vestal earlier in the present day.
Members of the Broome County Veterans Memorial Association visited the power to carry out a 21 gun salute and current our nation’s colours to the residents of Elderwood.
Following the ceremony, everybody was welcomed inside the house for refreshments the place Elderwood’s personal veterans have been honored with certificates and flags.
This program was simply one among a number of the Association has placed on over latest weeks in recognition of Veterans Day.
Chief Petty Officer Walt Loveless, president of the Association, says its essential to acknowledge our oldest dwelling veterans whereas now we have time to take action.
“It’s tough to get recognition for your service if you live in an assisted living center or somewhere else because you’re not in the limelight,” Loveless stated. “Unfortunately, sometimes when we have people in assisted living facilities or other facilities they’re sort of forgotten.”
The affiliation will proceed it is stretch of programming with a ceremony at the Washington Street Memorial tomorrow. This annual ceremony will promptly start at 11:11.