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Photos: Veterans honored during JBER ceremony

  • Author: Bill Roth
  • Updated: November 12
  • Published November 11

U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Linzi Hargraves placed red roses during a Fallen Warrior ceremony.  (Bill Roth / ADN)

Maj. Gen. Laurie Hummel, adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard and commissioner of the Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, was the keynote speaker during the Veterans Day ceremony at the Alaska National Guard armory on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Sunday.

Hummel shared stories and photographs of 10 family members who served their country and were "influencers in my life."

The ceremony honored men and women who have served in the armed forces.

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Maj. Gen. Laurie Hummel, adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard and commissioner of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, was the keynote speaker. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Purple Heart recipient Gordon Severson, a combat wounded veteran during the Korean War, attended the Veterans Day ceremony at the Alaska National Guard armory on Sunday. (Bill Roth / ADN)
American Heritage Girls attended the Veterans Day ceremony at the Alaska National Guard armory.(Bill Roth / ADN)
Veterans Day ceremony at the Alaska National Guard armory on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Ian White with the Crow Creek Pipes and Drums played the bagpipes during the Veterans Day ceremony. (Bill Roth / ADN)
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, placed a wreath during the Veterans Day ceremony at the Alaska National Guard armory on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (Bill Roth / ADN)

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