Monday, November 11, 2013

Thank you veterans

Downey Veteran's Day veteran

"Thanksgiving is a day when we pause to give thanks for the things we have. Veterans Day is a day when we pause to give thanks to the people who fought for the things we have."
~Recent Facebook post

Downey Veteran's Day Capt. Victor ShenToday, Downey held its annual Veterans Day celebration to honor and pay tribute to our veterans. The celebration was filled to overflowing and featured several speakers, including Capt. Victor Shen of the U.S. Army (right) and Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, on the subject of how we can continue to support our veterans after they return home.

Downey Veteran's Day tshirtFlags worn or waved in support could be spotted everywhere.

Downey Veteran's Day audience

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