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Salute to our Veterans 2012
Date: 11/13/2012 Album ID: 1567017
Photos from local Veteran's Day events.
American Legion Post 71 member Bob Shimp leads the color guard in ending Monday's Veterans Day ceremony at Wade Hampton Veterans Park, with Dick Schoenfelder, Dave Meyer, Bud Hoag and Ralph Wainright following, in that order. Photo by Bill Bengtson
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American Legion Post 71 member Bob Shimp leads the color guard in ending Monday's Veterans Day ceremony at Wade Hampton Veterans Park, with Dick Schoenfelder, Dave Meyer, Bud Hoag and Ralph Wainright following, in that order. Photo by Bill Bengtson
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Norma and Norm Walker bring a wreath for Monday's Veterans Day ceremony, in honor of American Legion Post 71, the event's host organization. Photo by Bill Bengtson
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In action Monday morning on Georgia Avenue are North Augusta High School Naval Junior ROTC cadets Christopher Brophy, left, Jeffrey Thornton and George Glover, as participants in a Veterans Day ceremony held at Wade Hampton Veterans Park. Photo by Bill Bengtson
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Col. Harvey C. Barney Barnum Jr., Medal of Honor recipient, presents the Medal of Honor book to those in attendance at the Aiken Public Safety office Saturday and tells of the importance it represents. Staff photo by Melanie Herbold
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Cody Anderson, with the Horse Creek-Midland Valley Veterans Park, points to the plaque that led authorities to the people who stolen over 30 markers from the park last year,
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Staff Photo by Stephanie Turner
Mayor Fred Cavanaugh, who is an Air Force veteran, came to speak at South Aiken High School's Veteran Day's Celebration Friday. Beside him are the art winners from the A Veteran art, poetry and essay contest the school ran.
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Staff Photo by Stephanie Turner 
Col. Myron Harrington, Legion of Valor member and Marine veteran, pats Grace Thompson, senior, NJROTC supply officer, on the back after she received the Legion of Valor award at South Aiken High School's Veteran's Day Celebration Friday. Veterans from the community gathered in the school gym to be recognized by the school's staff and students.
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Ethan Deer played “Taps” with the LBC Middle School band at Saturday’s Veterans Day ceremony at the Horse Creek-Midland Valley Veterans Park. His great-grandfather’s name is one of hundreds printed on bricks on a pathway at the park. (Photo by Teddy Kulmala)
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Chief Petty Officer Lee Self laid a wreath in the circle of honor at the Horse Creek-Midland Valley Veterans Park during a Veterans Day ceremony on Saturday. (Photo by Teddy Kulmala)
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A wreath that was laid in the circle of honor at the Horse Creek-Midland Valley Veterans Park during a Veterans Day ceremony on Saturday. (Photo by Teddy Kulmala)
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Members of the James L. Hammons Marine Corps League Detachment 939 joined with fellow veterans to celebrate Veterans Day at the Aiken County Veterans Memorial Park.
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Members of the James L. Hammons Marine Corps League Detachment 939 joined with fellow veterans to celebrate Veterans Day at the Aiken County Veterans Memorial Park.
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Rotarian representative of the Marine Corps, Bob Stubbs leads the Marine's Hymn.
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Ron Price, right, a member of American Legion Post 71, provides a tour of his group's museum Monday afternoon for Col. Robert Barker, garrison commander of Fort Gordon. Barker, minutes earlier, was the featured speaker at Post 71's Veterans Day ceremony, held at Wade Hampton Veterans Park. Photo by Bill Bengtson
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