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GALLERY: Veterans Day event draws crowd

A Veterans Day event held Thursday, Nov. 11, drew a crowd of more than 70 people to the Clark County Courthouse. Photos by Joel Phelps/The Arkadelphian

Veterans from each military branch were in attendance.
James Jackson performs “Taps”
Robert “Pete” Petersen, District 4 Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs, was the keynote speaker.
Georgina Battle Wright sings “An American Tribute”
Louis Craig, Clark County Veteran Services Officer, welcomes Petersen.
Veteran Fred Phillips, center, was one of several in attendance.
American Legion Commander Doyle Sharp explains the establishment of the American Legion and its importance to veterans.
Mike Lester of American Legion speaks to the crowd.
AHS JROTC James Jackson stands at attention for the Pledge of Allegiance.
Bro. Greg Lathem delivers the welcoming prayer.
A choir sings The National Anthem.
Members of HSU/OBU ROTC post the colors.
The National Anthem is sang.
Shanna Donohue Simpson was emcee at the event.
HSU/OBU ROTC prepare to post the colors.
The event drew a crowd of some 70 veterans and their families.

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