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‘To be a veteran is more than a word’

| Wendy Victora Rudman

Navarre turned out for the Nov. 11 community ceremony honoring veterans, with hundreds of people filling Navarre Park’s pavilion and crowding around it. Among those in attendance were the Navarre High School Naval JROTC, two Boy Scout troops and a number of service organizations from the area.

The speaker, retired Chief Warrant Officer Vernon Ward, told those gathered that to be a veteran means to embrace something greater than themselves.

Seth Garcia stands at attention with other members of the Navarre High School Naval JROTC during the Nov. 11 Veterans Day ceremony at Navarre Park.

 

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