Every year, on the 11th day of the 11th-month, military service members are honored for their time served in the Armed Forces.
Veterans Day is dedicated to the men and women who fought for our country, no matter when, how, or where they served.
“When you have members who served in the military, it’s inspiring when you see them gather with their comrades,” said Mary Baxter, director of the retirement community, The Carlisle where approximately 70 veterans live.
Most of the Carlisle residents served in World War II, Vietnam as well as the Korean War.
“You went out, and you served. And you’re proud of it. And we respect each other for having done that,” retired Air Force Captain Don Stack explained.
“Old dudes like me, young dudes… they fight for that flag and have been for years and years, years and years. It gives you, me, him, and everybody else the freedom that we have,” retired Chief Warrant Officer Zeke Thompson said.