The City of Henderson honored the valor and sacrifices of U.S. Military Veterans during its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. inside the Water Street Plaza Amphitheater.
Veterans, family members and city leaders paid tribute to military service members with the placing of a memorial wreath and presentation of 20 new names on the Henderson Veterans Memorial Wall. Names were read by the Liberty High School U.S. Air Force JROTC.
The ceremony also included a presentation of colors by the Basic Academy Marine Corps JROTC Color Guard, recognition of veteran organizations and a special musical tribute to the armed services by the Henderson Symphony Orchestra.
Colonel Jerry A. Brown of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 63rd Readiness Division delivered the keynote speech in addition to remarks by Henderson Mayor Debra March.