Duluth Women of Today host a Veterans Day ceremony

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On Veteran’s Day, the Duluth Women of Today hosted a ceremony honoring men and women who have been and those currently serving to protect our nation. The ceremony was held at the west Duluth American legion post 71.

The event honored every branch of armed serviced with recognition by playing their official branch song.The keynote speaker of the event was Mrs. Donna Bergstorm. She is a military veteran that served 20 years in the United States Marine Corps.

Presiding officer of the ceremony Dwight Nelson shared why every man and woman he has severed with are more like his brothers and sisters in armed.

He said, "The friends that i severed with that are no longer with us. As a survivor of missing the shot and shell, I feel obligated to uphold them memory and keep their memory alive. Just grateful that the veteran community itself is just a family no matter what. It’s not just us veterans, it’s always the wives and the children and the families that are a part of it also."

There was food, live entertainment provided by the Duluth drum and bugle corps and the Denfeld High School choir. Military Honors were given by the Duluth Honor Guard, John Marshal Captain.