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Program honors veterans at Walk of Heroes Veterans War Memorial

Vietnam War veteran James Owens and his grandson Mason Tanner, 10, of Mansfield, peruse the display of World War II military memorabilia at the Veterans Day program held at the Walk of Heroes Veterans War Memorial on Monday. The event featured displays of military vehicles, soldiers’ uniforms and equipment; a patriotic concert by Belmont Baptist Church; and a keynote address from Dick Caillouet, veteran and state coordinator for the Wounded Warrior Foundation, a non-profit that assists injured service members in adjusting back to daily life when they return home from combat. (Special Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith)

Vietnam War veteran James Owens and his grandson Mason Tanner, 10, of Mansfield, peruse the display of World War II military memorabilia at the Veterans Day program held at the Walk of Heroes Veterans War Memorial on Monday. The event featured displays of military vehicles, soldiers’ uniforms and equipment; a patriotic concert by Belmont Baptist Church; and a keynote address from Dick Caillouet, veteran and state coordinator for the Wounded Warrior Foundation, a non-profit that assists injured service members in adjusting back to daily life when they return home from combat. (Special Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith)

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World War II veterans, from left, Freeman Barber, 88, and Grady Mullins, 87, chat in front of a 1958 Diamond T five-ton cargo truck on display at the Veterans Day program held at the Walk of Heroes Veterans War Memorial on Monday. (Special Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith)

Vietnam War veteran James Owens and his grandson Mason Tanner, 10, of Mansfield, peruse the display of World War II military memorabilia at the Veterans Day program held at the Walk of Heroes Veterans War Memorial on Monday. The event featured displays of military vehicles, soldiers’ uniforms and equipment; a patriotic concert by Belmont Baptist Church; and a keynote address from Dick Caillouet, veteran and state coordinator for the Wounded Warrior Foundation, a non-profit that assists injured service members in adjusting back to daily life when they return home from combat. (Special Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith)

World War II veterans, from left, Freeman Barber, 88, and Grady Mullins, 87, chat in front of a 1958 Diamond T five-ton cargo truck on display at the Veterans Day program held at the Walk of Heroes Veterans War Memorial on Monday. (Special Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith)

From Staff Reports