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Veterans Day Ceremony in Washington

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The 21-gun salute at Blair House in Washington, Iowa [1]

For Veterans Day, one veteran’s story about serving in Korea during the 1950s gave a personal account of that war. The American Legion Post 29 had a ceremony Monday. ¬†After a prayer and 21-gun salute outside Blair House, the group went inside to hear from Korean War veteran Wayne Reighard.

Korean War Veteran Wayne Reighard talks at the Veterans Day ceremony [2]

He served as a cook in the Army’s 73rd Tank Battalion.¬† Reighard told a group of a few dozen people about sleeping in a tent, preparing food out of cans, and living high in the mountains near the demilitarized zone.

American Legion Post 29 Commander Bob Kennedy. [3]
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