Scenes From Veterans Day Event At American Legion

Los Alamos Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron SWR-NM-016 conducts fly-over during today’s event at the American Legion honoring Veterans. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

Ret. Brigadier General Jack R. Fox delivers the keynote address during today’s Veterans Day event, ‘Honoring All Who Served’, at the American Legion. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

Members of the LAHS NJROTC at this morning’s Veterans Day event. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

Scene from this morning’s Veterans Day event, ‘Honoring All Who Served’, at the American Legion on Trinity Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Staff Report

The American Legion Frank G. Frainier Post 90 hosted a special Veterans Day event this morning called, “Honoring All Who Served”.

Post Cmdr. Ed McDaris welcomed guests and recognized veterans. Vernon Kerr said the invocation and benediction. Los Alamos High School NJROTC performed the March of the Colors and Flag Raising. The Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts of America led the crowd gathered outside American Legion building on Trinity Drive.

The Los Alamos Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron SWR-NM-016 performed a fly-over during the event. Katie Richardson read a statement from U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich. Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard read the State Proclamation and Council Chair Rick Reiss read the County Proclamation.

Retired New Mexico Army National Guard Brigadier General Jack R. Fox delivered the keynote address.

Alicia Solomon sang “America the Beautiful”. The Los Alamos High School NJROTC conducted a Three Volley Salute.

Following the event, the crowd was invited to have lunch prepared and served by members of the American Legion, American Legion Post 90 Auxiliary and provided by VFW, VFW Auxiliary, American Legion, Knights of Columbus and Elks Lodge.

 

Scene from this morning’s Veterans Day event, ‘Honoring All Who Served’, at the American Legion on Trinity Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Katie Richardson SKatie Richardson reads a statement on behalf of U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich as Post 90 Cmdr. Ed McDaris listens. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard reads the State Proclamation and Post 90 Cmdr. Ed McDaris listens. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

Council Chair Rick Reiss reads the State Proclamation and Post 90 Cmdr. Ed McDaris listens. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

Vernon Kerr delivering the Benediction. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

Standing from left, Jodi Hughes, Fire Chief Troy Hughes and Police Chief Dino Sgambellone pay their respects at this morning’s Veteran’s Day event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Members of the LAHS NJROTC at this morning’s Veterans Day event, ‘Honoring All Who Served’, at the American Legion on Trinity Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from this morning’s Veterans Day event, ‘Honoring All Who Served’. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Knights of Columbus this morning’s Veterans Day event, ‘Honoring All Who Served’, at the American Legion on Trinity Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Knights of Columbus at this morning’s Veterans Day event, ‘Honoring All Who Served’, at the American Legion on Trinity Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Marie Todd, left, of the American Legion Post 90 Auxiliary. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from this morning’s Veterans Day event, ‘Honoring All Who Served. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from this morning’s Veterans Day event, ‘Honoring All Who Served’. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos County Council Chair Rick Reiss, left, and Councilor David Izraelevitz. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

From left, Councilor David Izraelevitz, Council Chair Rick Reiss, Marvine Fox, Ret. Brigadier General Jack R. Fox, Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, Katie Richardson, Cmdr. Ed McDaris and Amarican Legion Riders President Ken Nadeau. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Ret. Brigadier General Jack R. Fox and his wife Marvine during today’s Veterans Day event, ‘Honoring All Who Served’, at the American Legion. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

Alicia Solomon sings at the event. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

Members of the LAHS NJROTC at this morning’s Veterans Day event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Members of the LAHS NJROTC perform the Three Volley Salute at this morning’s Veterans Day event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from this morning’s Veterans Day event, ‘Honoring All Who Served’. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Singer BAT entertains following the ceremony. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

Following the Veterans Day ceremony, the crowd gathers for lunch inside the American Legion on Trinity Drive. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

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