Veterans Affairs

Veterans groups hold ceremony

Veterans groups hold ceremony

More than 100 people came out for a Veterans Day ceremony Wednesday morning in New Town held by the area's combined veterans organizations.

The ceremony, which took place in the shadow of the Veterans Tribute Tower under an American flag that has flown both at the site of 9/11 and in Iraq, was sponsored by American Legion Post 39, American Legion Post 1776, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 34, Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 1754, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4639 and auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8046 and auxiliary and Vietnam Veterans Chapter 957.

Former James City County Administrator Sandy Wanner, a retired Lt. Colonel in the...