HEBRON/BUCKEYE LAKE–Hebron held its traditional Veterans Day ceremony at Evans Park on Sunday.
Hebron native and graduate Col. John Dernberger thanked fellow Veterans and their families for their service. He encouraged everyone present to seek out a Veteran and thank him or her for their service. “Don’t take your way of life for granted,” he cautioned.
The ceremony concluded with a 21-gun salute by Hebron American Legion Post 285 and Taps .
Buckeye Lake VFW Post 1388 hosted a Veterans Day lunch for everyone Monday, featuring a visit from 108-yearold Charlie Barico.
Flags were presented to Danny McSweeney, whose son-in-law, Sgt. Jessie Michael Balthaser was killed during active duty in Afghanistan September 2010, and Nina Mummey, whose husband, Lance Corporal Roger Mummey, passed away Sept. 12.