Community honors Millbrook veterans

Veterans from VFW Post 9008 attended a ceremony at the Village Green on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. Also present were local residents and government officials. Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK —  Sunday, Nov. 11, was sunny and dry, but cold. The flags placed all around the village of Millbrook waved gently, colors bright against the blue sky. A crowd of between 40 and 50 stood quietly as Gary Ciferri, town of Washington supervisor, led the ceremony. It was organized as it is each year by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 9008.

At the Veterans Green in front of the Millbrook firehouse, Ciferri  opened with remarks reminding the crowd of what America owes to those who served, some who never returned home.

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