Program honors DeKalb's Veterans

A distinguished group of veterans and active duty military service members attended the program for Veteran's Day this week. Rising from their seats and saluting for the national anthem were, from left: Marine Corps Detachment 1404 Commandant Barbara Dover of Ider, Marine Cpl. E4 Charles C. Martin of Fort Payne, retired Command Sgt. Maj. Hebert Hollingsworth of Fort Payne, Dr. William Gibson (who served in Patton's infantry during World War II) and his wife Marilyn Gibson.  

Fort Payne honored those who answered their nation’s call at a Veterans Day Ceremony this week at Fort Payne High School. 

This year’s guest speaker was Maj. Steve Maks, who shared his story with the students and encouraged them to not be limited by what someone tells them they can’t accomplish. 

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