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Veterans appreciated at commemoration

judithb@millertonnews.com
Millbrook Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9008 stood in front of a 1952 Jeep. From left, Dan Phlog, Tony Pulli, Charles Ericksen, Walt Jacobs and  Wayne Butler. Jacobs is restoring the military style Jeep and hopes to finish it over the winter. Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK — Each year the citizens of Millbrook and the town of Washington gather on Veterans Green, at the 11th hour on the 11th day  of the 11th month. The size of the crowd is sometimes dependent on the weather, but there are those who never miss the chance to give thanks for service rendered by those still remaining soldiers. Though a day for the living, it’s also a time to remember those who were lost in war, or have since died. 

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