BELMAR — The borough hosted a Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 10 in honor of the community’s veterans and to pay tribute to their service.
Despite overcast weather, residents and veterans alike gathered at Monument Row on Main Street at 9:30 a.m. to partake in this year’s ceremony, led by the Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] Post 1838 from Manasquan.
Following heartfelt sentiments from Colonel James Bagley from VFW Post 1838, each veteran in the crowd was welcomed to come to the front of the ceremony to share their service branch and time served.
To conclude the ceremony, the service songs from each military branch was played and the honored veterans were asked to stand for their respective branches to celebrate their dedication and sacrifices for their country.
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