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Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans Day Ceremony

By Keith Hernandez | November 11, 2014

Navy Veteran Rosemary Ostberg sits in attendance Tuesday during a Veterans’ Day ceremony at the flagpole southeast of Altgeld Hall. Ostberg was a Lieutenant, Junior Grade from 1949 to 1954, working in the Pentagon as a top secret control officer for...

Henry Polito, Commander of the Kenner VFW Post 7732, salutes as the city of Kenner pays tribute to military veterans during the annual Veterans Day Celebration Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, at Veterans Park in Kenner, La. Marine Sgt. Joseph Bovia, who was killed in Afghanistan in August, was remembered. The event also included the presentation of colors by Bonnabel High Schools Air Force JROTC Color Guard, guest speaker Cmdr. Tracy S. Day, and patriotic music by the Navy Band New Orleans.

Local businesses, campus celebrate veterans

By Zachary Brictson and Eric Beesley | November 10, 2010

Veterans Day is here and local businesses and the campus community have made preparations to commemorate both retired and active service members. Ceremonies, presentations, special offers and discounts are all a part of the day's events. The DeKalb Public...

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