Newspaper proofreader Alice Adkins, who retired as a master sergeant from the U.S. Air Force, still cuts a girlish figure in her uniform during Ellijay’s Veterans Day observance last Friday.
Ellijay Lions Club member Fran Norton places a name tag on George Weeks, an Army vet attending Friday’s Veterans Day breakfast at First United Methodist Church.
Col. Tom Richardson, U.S. Army (Ret.), a local Vietnam veteran and Purple Heart recipient, was the featured speaker at the Ninth Annual Gilmer County Veterans Appreciation Dinner sponsored by the Rotary Club.
Local veterans Mike Pilvinsky, right, of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, and Doc Parker, of American Legion Post 82, hold the American flag as Howard Hess (off camera) explains the colors and symbols of Old Glory at Gilmer Nursing Home on Friday.
Roy Neville Jr., left, helps his dad, World War II veteran Roy Neville, right, after the Veterans Day program on the downtown Ellijay square Friday, Nov. 10. Gilmer County resident Roy Sr., 97, served with the U.S. Air Force (formerly the Army Air Corps) in Italy from 1944-48. Roy Jr. served in Operation Desert Storm during eight years in the Army from 1985-1993. Roy Jr. traveled from Florida to be with his dad and sister, Julia, on Veterans Day. See more local Veterans Day photos on page 12A and throughout
Scenes from Veterans Day in Ellijay
Tue, 11/14/2017 - 2:04pm
Click through slideshow to enjoy scenes from the 2017 Veterans Day celebration ...