Danvers held its Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday at the Senior Center where the role of females in the armed forces was honored.
Kristine Babcock, a Danvers High School graduate and Gulf War Era veterans of the U.S. Navy, was the keynote speaker at Monday's Veterans Day observance at the Danvers Senior Center. The audience filled the senior center and also included important contributions by the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, plus the Danvers Alarm List. The video above overs a snapshot of the observance.
Veterans Day Ceremonies in Danvers will happen on Monday, Nov. 12.
The Danvers Veterans Council will conduct Veterans Day Ceremonies on Monday, Nov. 12 at the Danvers Senior Center. The ceremonies will start at precisely 10:58 a.m. with a two minute drum roll followed by a gun salute by the Danvers Alarm List. The public is invited to attend the ceremonies honoring all veterans who served. The guest speaker will be Kristine Babcock, a 10-year veteran of the U.S. Navy. It is appropriate, organizers say, that the guest speaker is a female during the 100th anniversary year of the Girl Scouts of America. She served during the Panama and early Gulf War eras, much of the time at Naval Air Station, Keflavik, Iceland. The program will also include an invocation offered by Rev. Kevin Smith of the Maple Street …