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Snapshots: Honoring Veterans

Retired U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Mordecai Arnold, greeting veterans at the 2017 Veterans Day celebration at the William F. Green State Veteran’s Home in Bay Minette. SUBMITTED BY Marla Monk, Birmingham.
Rich Blankenship, Air Force retiree with 22 years of service, and family on vacation in Fort Morgan. SUBMITTED BY Pamela Ray, Gulf Shores.

Sgt. Jeremy Jones – Iraq veteran from Arab. SUBMITTED BY Ernie and Katie Brown, Arab.

Three friends and Korean/Vietnam War veterans. SUBMITTED BY Kimberly A. Perkins, Skipperville.

Tate Cook and wife Haley with daughters Brynlie and Anslee. The family is stationed in Fort Hood, Texas while Tate is deployed to Europe for 8 months. SUBMITTED BY Myra Ciotta, Cullman.

Frank Cross of Linden, WWII Army veteran, on an Honor Flight in Washington D.C. SUBMITTED BY Mike and Debra Cross, Gulf Shores.

Brian Petters, Commander of VFW Smith-Wynn Post 96 in Montgomery, places a flag at the grave of Rush P. Wynn (Post’s namesake) in Greenwood Cemetery. SUBMITTED BY Mark Hilton, Montgomery.

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