As much as veterans are honored and on days such as Veterans Day, it’s also a bitter reminder of the mistreatment experienced when they arrived back in the United States.
World War II veteran Jerrel Frederick, 90, of Morgan City, left, and Vietnam War veteran Phelo Keller, 70, of Verdunville, shake hands after Friday’s Veterans Day Celebration at Lawrence Park in Morgan City. The city and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4222 hosted the ceremony. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)
People must never forget the sacrifices veterans have made and should continue to educate younger generations about what veterans have done to defend the country’s freedom, local Vietnam War vetera
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests:
At Thursday's Honoring Our Veterans luncheon in Morgan City, top photo, veterans, from left, Wilmer Lee, U.S. Air Force; James C. Nash, U.S. Army; Phelo Keller, Army; Roy Mitchell, Army; Ray E. DeFils, Air Force; and David Moore, III, Air Force, salute the flag as he national anthem is sung. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)
Franklin Police Chief Sabria McGuire reported the following arrest:
Lance Elliot had never seen a swamp until last week. He had never seen an alligator peaking its’ head up from still, murky waters or seen Spanish Moss hanging delicately from a cypress tree.