Remembering Veterans Day

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Area veterans who are members of VFW Post 6337 are left to right: Gary Gorman, Kyle Hale, Ray Purdom (deceased), Steve Lawhead, Rooster Henn, Tom Rodman, Ed Bennett, Bob Simpson, Harry Brevoort, Jeff Grindstaff (has relocated to Vienna since photo was taken). “The Licking News” is publishing a Veterans Day Special with guest writers from L-RVIII, salutations from area businesses and a veterans story, on B4 – B7.

Photo by Shari Harris
Veterans attending the 2018 Veterans Day Program included, front row from left: Stanley Ritz, Donald Young, Rick Sullins, Billie Krewson, Gary Gorman, Mickey Wilson, J.D. Hoffman, Logan O’Neil, Kara Charette, Lawayne Lonning, Richard Myers, Dillon Hall and Arnold Hall; second row from left: Frank DeVenuto, Larry Krewson, Tim Umfleet, Doyt Lusby, Buddy Brazier, Sr., Tom Rodman, Joe McFaul, Richard McFaul, Jeff Scheer, Vivian Mace, Jim Mace, David Taber and Douglas Robbins; back row from left: Wayne Hackman, Ed Folger, Scott Werkmiester and Ben Sullins.

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The American Flag being raised in Licking, February 2016, by VFW Post 6337. From left: Norma Gorman, Anthony Wiley, Gary Gorman, Ed Bennett, Steve Lawhead and Raymond Purdom. Not pictured is Jack Mundy.

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Licking’s VFW Post 6337 held a touching tribute to Veterans in 2018.

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VFW Post 6337 and the Auxiliary braved the wind and the cold on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, for the Memorial Ceremony at Licking Cemetery. The placard at the memorial reads, “In memoriam to those who served our country in uniform throughout our history, May they rest in peace.”

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