Veterans Day program

American Legion Post 141 and VFW Post 10059 will again be partnering with Trumbull’s educational community to commemorate Veterans Day. The ceremony takes place on Monday, Nov. 11, at 8:30 a.m., in the Trumbull High School auditorium. Participants will include past and present members of our Armed Forces, state and local political and educational dignitaries, clergy, and the senior class of Trumbull High School.

The keynote speaker this year will be U.S. Army Reserve Sergeant First Class (SFC) Gary Knight. Knight serves with the 395th Combat Support Sustainment unit based in Middletown, Conn. He is a Veteran with 26 years of service, eight of those on active duty, including deployments to Iraq and Kuwait. His decorations include two Army Commendation Medals, the Army Achievement Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, and the Iraq Campaign Medal with Star. He also holds both Air Assault and Drill Instructor badges. He lives with his family in Waterbury.

Patriotic musical accompaniment will be provided by the Trumbull High School Chamber Singers and the Golden Eagle Marching Band. A keynote address will be presented by a distinguished veteran of the Armed Forces.

Veterans of Trumbull and surrounding towns are encouraged to attend and bring guests. Join to honor those who have served, and continue to serve, in times of war and in peace, to preserve the freedoms we enjoy as Americans.

For further information, call American Legion Commander, George Areson, at 203-261-6874.