Celebrating veterans across Meigs and Gallia counties


An American Legion member salutes the flag during Friday’s ceremony at the Pomeroy levy.


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The Color Guard from American Legion Post 128 presents the colors at the Veterans Day ceremony at Meigs Intermediate School.


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Chuck Mugrage speaks to students at Southern Elementary on Friday morning.


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Lt. Col. Brent Clark was the speaker for the Veterans Day presentation in Pomeroy.


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Veterans, their families and students at Southern Local Schools stand as the colors are presented during Friday’s Veterans Day program.


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Veterans salute as the flag is raised during the ceremony at Southern Local Schools on Friday morning.


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Members of American Legion Post 39 presented the colors and conducted a 21-gun salute during the ceremony in Pomeroy.


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Elena Musser sings the National Anthem during the program in Pomeroy.


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Gallipolis VFW Post 4464 Honor Guard fires off salutes.


Dean Wright | Times-Sentinel

Gallia residents gather in Gallipolis City Park to celebrate veterans.


Dean Wright | Times-Sentinel

One woman places a hand on the names of remembered veterans near the “Spirit of the Dough Boy” memorial in Gallipolis City Park.


Dean Wright | Times-Sentinel

River Valley and South Gallia high school marching bands tromp down Second Avenue in Gallipolis.


Dean Wright | Times-Sentinel

Allyson Johnston guides her students from River Valley as they sing patriotic songs in City Park.


Dean Wright | Times-Sentinel

A VFW Post 4464 Honor Guard member watches over the crowd as Veteran’s Day ceremonies play out in Gallipolis City Park.


Dean Wright | Times-Sentinel

Marvin Vandenburg hands out small American flags to match the patriotic spirit of the day.


Dean Wright | Times-Sentinel

Children await candy from parade marchers on Second Avenue.


Dean Wright | Times-Sentinel

An American Legion member salutes the flag during Friday’s ceremony at the Pomeroy levy.

The Color Guard from American Legion Post 128 presents the colors at the Veterans Day ceremony at Meigs Intermediate School.

Chuck Mugrage speaks to students at Southern Elementary on Friday morning.

Lt. Col. Brent Clark was the speaker for the Veterans Day presentation in Pomeroy.

Veterans, their families and students at Southern Local Schools stand as the colors are presented during Friday’s Veterans Day program.

Veterans salute as the flag is raised during the ceremony at Southern Local Schools on Friday morning.

Members of American Legion Post 39 presented the colors and conducted a 21-gun salute during the ceremony in Pomeroy.

Elena Musser sings the National Anthem during the program in Pomeroy.

Gallipolis VFW Post 4464 Honor Guard fires off salutes.

Gallia residents gather in Gallipolis City Park to celebrate veterans.

One woman places a hand on the names of remembered veterans near the “Spirit of the Dough Boy” memorial in Gallipolis City Park.

River Valley and South Gallia high school marching bands tromp down Second Avenue in Gallipolis.

Allyson Johnston guides her students from River Valley as they sing patriotic songs in City Park.

A VFW Post 4464 Honor Guard member watches over the crowd as Veteran’s Day ceremonies play out in Gallipolis City Park.

Marvin Vandenburg hands out small American flags to match the patriotic spirit of the day.

Children await candy from parade marchers on Second Avenue.

An American Legion member salutes the flag during Friday’s ceremony at the Pomeroy levy.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/web1_11.13-Vets-2.jpgAn American Legion member salutes the flag during Friday’s ceremony at the Pomeroy levy. Sarah Hawley/Times-Sentinel

The Color Guard from American Legion Post 128 presents the colors at the Veterans Day ceremony at Meigs Intermediate School.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/web1_11.13-Vets-3.jpgThe Color Guard from American Legion Post 128 presents the colors at the Veterans Day ceremony at Meigs Intermediate School. Sarah Hawley/Times-Sentinel

Chuck Mugrage speaks to students at Southern Elementary on Friday morning.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/web1_11.13-Vets-4.jpgChuck Mugrage speaks to students at Southern Elementary on Friday morning. Sarah Hawley/Times-Sentinel

Lt. Col. Brent Clark was the speaker for the Veterans Day presentation in Pomeroy.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/web1_11.13-Vets-5.jpgLt. Col. Brent Clark was the speaker for the Veterans Day presentation in Pomeroy. Sarah Hawley/Times-Sentinel

Veterans, their families and students at Southern Local Schools stand as the colors are presented during Friday’s Veterans Day program.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/web1_11.13-Vets-6.jpgVeterans, their families and students at Southern Local Schools stand as the colors are presented during Friday’s Veterans Day program. Sarah Hawley/Times-Sentinel

Veterans salute as the flag is raised during the ceremony at Southern Local Schools on Friday morning.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/web1_11.13-Vets-7.jpgVeterans salute as the flag is raised during the ceremony at Southern Local Schools on Friday morning. Sarah Hawley/Times-Sentinel

Members of American Legion Post 39 presented the colors and conducted a 21-gun salute during the ceremony in Pomeroy.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/web1_11.13-Vets-8.jpgMembers of American Legion Post 39 presented the colors and conducted a 21-gun salute during the ceremony in Pomeroy. Sarah Hawley/Times-Sentinel

Elena Musser sings the National Anthem during the program in Pomeroy.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/web1_11.13-Vets-9.jpgElena Musser sings the National Anthem during the program in Pomeroy. Sarah Hawley/Times-Sentinel

Gallipolis VFW Post 4464 Honor Guard fires off salutes.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/web1_pewpew.jpgGallipolis VFW Post 4464 Honor Guard fires off salutes. Dean Wright | Times-Sentinel

Gallia residents gather in Gallipolis City Park to celebrate veterans.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/web1_stage.jpgGallia residents gather in Gallipolis City Park to celebrate veterans. Dean Wright | Times-Sentinel

One woman places a hand on the names of remembered veterans near the “Spirit of the Dough Boy” memorial in Gallipolis City Park.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/web1_wall.jpgOne woman places a hand on the names of remembered veterans near the “Spirit of the Dough Boy” memorial in Gallipolis City Park. Dean Wright | Times-Sentinel

River Valley and South Gallia high school marching bands tromp down Second Avenue in Gallipolis.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/web1_band.jpgRiver Valley and South Gallia high school marching bands tromp down Second Avenue in Gallipolis. Dean Wright | Times-Sentinel

Allyson Johnston guides her students from River Valley as they sing patriotic songs in City Park.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/web1_choir-2-.jpgAllyson Johnston guides her students from River Valley as they sing patriotic songs in City Park. Dean Wright | Times-Sentinel

A VFW Post 4464 Honor Guard member watches over the crowd as Veteran’s Day ceremonies play out in Gallipolis City Park.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/web1_arm.jpgA VFW Post 4464 Honor Guard member watches over the crowd as Veteran’s Day ceremonies play out in Gallipolis City Park. Dean Wright | Times-Sentinel

Marvin Vandenburg hands out small American flags to match the patriotic spirit of the day.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/web1_marv.jpgMarvin Vandenburg hands out small American flags to match the patriotic spirit of the day. Dean Wright | Times-Sentinel

Children await candy from parade marchers on Second Avenue.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/11/web1_kids.jpgChildren await candy from parade marchers on Second Avenue. Dean Wright | Times-Sentinel