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Veterans Day speaker urges people to remember service members sacrifice
W 111113 VETERANS DAY 01
Retired U.S. Army Maj. and Brooklet City Councilman-elect Tom McElwee shows his appreciation for a plaque presented to him after his keynote speech during Monday's Veterans Day observance at the Averitt Center for the Arts.
On a day reserved to celebrate America's veterans, retired U.S. Army Major Tom McElwee urged everyone to remember what servicemen and women fight for, and why they do. McElwee was the keynote speaker Monday during the annual Veterans Day Community Observance Program, hosted by the American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90 and the Averitt Center for the Arts. "We're here to honor veterans.
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