Veterans’ service recognized and remembered

Coast Guard Commander Bill Dwyer was the featured speaker during Sunday’s Veterans Day observance at Centennial Hall.

You can hear the entire program, which also featured the Alaska Youth Choir and a Coast Guard color guard, below:


Coast Guard Commander Bill Dwyer (far right) speaks during a Veterans Day observance on Sunday. Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO News

Alaska Youth Choir sings during Sunday’s Veterans Day observance. Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO News

Dick Hand of the American Legion Post 25, Martin Marvin of Southeast Alaska Native Veterans, and Dan McCrummen of Veterans of Foreign Wars Taku Post 5559 listen as Coast Guard Commander Bill Dwyer speaks during Sunday’s Veterans Day observance. Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO News

Start of Sunday’s Veteran’s Day observance at Centennial Hall. Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO News

Coast Guard color guard at Veterans Day observance. Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO News

Chaplain Kirk Thorsteinson, Howard Colbert of Disabled American Veterans, Tim Armstrong of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, and CBJ Assembly member Randy Wanamaker listen during Sunday’s Veterans Day observance. Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO News