Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 961 participated in Southern Utah’s 9th Annual Veterans Day event at SunRiver Veterans Honor Park in St. George Nov. 11. American Legion Post 142, Marine Corp League Detachment 1270, the Knights of Columbus and the Patriot Guard Riders of Southern Utah were also be in attendance.
Retired Marine Tom Cover emceed, and Melissa Perry sand the national anthem. Lt. Col. Clarence Herrington, an Air Force veteran and local pastor, was guest speaker. The Color Country Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution sold baked goods to benefit local veterans programs such as Utah Honor Flight and Wreaths Across America.