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The Lake Region Veterans Color Guard stands at attention. Photo by - Brian Basham

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With cold winds blowing and snowflakes in the air, Sunday's Veterans Day program in Oak Grove Cemetery unfortunately was kept very short.


Speaker George Peters, who served three tours in Vietnam, said he had a 20-minute speech that he condensed into about five minutes, but the message was still clear.

He said when soldiers leave for duty, they get a parade. While deployed, people send them care packages and letters. When they return home, they get another parade.

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