Soldiers and Sailors home celebrates Veterans Day a bit early this year

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The community is honoring those who served our country, just ahead of Veterans Day. 

Veterans standing and saluting as the Mercyhurst Prep Show Choir sings the various service songs of the Armed Forces.  The Soldiers and Sailors Home hosting their annual Veterans Day Ceremony.  This year, commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice. 

Volunteer Coordinator Ken Vybiral tells us, “Certainly a proud tradition that we’re able to carry on here at the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home. With us being 132 years old, we’re certainly proud to say we’ve taken part in every remembrance day and Veterans Day since its inception.”

A large crowd filled with veterans, elected officials, and members of the public filled the chapel at the S&S Home for the occasion. 

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