Monday, November 11, 2019

Veterans Day

Surrounded by bricks and tiles with names of local veterans, Tomah High School band director Charlie O'Brien plays Taps. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, November 11, 2019 - 9:38am
The event at Tomah's Memorial Park was not an official change of command ceremony. It could be considered more of a change of responsibility. But for the significant crowd that gathered on a sun splashed pre-Veterans Day Saturday, the event likely held similar significance of a change of command...
Ken Schoolcraft reads a poem called 'A Soldier" as part of keynote address at the Tomah VA Veterans Day recognition. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, November 11, 2019 - 9:28am
When Ken Schoolcraft pokes fun at other military branches, he is comfortable fellow veterans know the Vietnam War veteran is not serious. Schoolcraft, Black River Falls, was keynote speaker for the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center Veterans Day program Friday, Nov. 8. He is a member of BRF...
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 9:44am
In 1954, Congress passed a bill that changed the name of Armistice Day, which celebrated the end of World War I, to Veterans Day, a “day dedicated to the cause of world peace.” It is still commemorated on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11 month, which this year is next Monday. Many area...

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