Honoring those who served

SWAN VALLEY - Swan Valley veterans, their families and the community gathered with the American Legion Post 63 outside the Swan Valley Community Hall to celebrate local veterans Nov. 11.

"We now know that each and every generation must give to keep this nation safe and free," Post 63 Commander Edward Klassen said. "This is a time to commemorate and honor those veterans."

At the end of World War I on Nov. 11 the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" of 1918 they signed the armistice between the Allies and Germany. Klassen said Veterans Day is not a day to mourn but instead t...


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