BROOMALL–An hour before the eleventh hour on Nov. 11, residents, Legionnaires and veterans honored local heroes at Veterans Memorial Park in Broomall.
Members of the Marple Newtown Combined Veterans Alliance, consisting of the American Legion Marple Memorial Post 805 in Broomall, the General Smedley D. Butler Detachment 741 of the Marine Corps League in Newtown Square and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7390 in Broomall, were represented during the ceremony.
Rep. Adolph William Jr. (R-165) was the keynote speaker of the ceremony on Friday morning, who spoke of the "sacrifices" of our local heroes. Raising of the flag and three volleys were fired during the ceremony in honor of those who have served and those currently serving for the country.
View a video of the ceremony Marple Newtown Patch captured.