Landon Patterson from Union Pines Navy Junior ROTC rings the bell after each veterans name is read. Moore County Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 966 will be displaying 500 American Flags, Honoring living and deceased veterans and military personnel, at the West End Fire Department from Sat. Nov 4th thru Sunday Nov 12th. The dedication ceremony took place Sunday Nov 5th at 2pm. Ted Fitzgerald/The Pilot
The Vietnam Veterans of America, Moore County Chapter 966 held their annual Field of Honor Ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 5th at the West End Fire House. Over 450 flags are on display from Nov. 5 through Nov. 12 to honor veterans.
The flags are each labeled with the name of a veteran, active-duty service member or combat combat dog. UPHS NROTC provided the Honor Guard.
During the ceremony, the names on the flags were read. A ship’s bell rang at the reading of the names of the deceased veterans on the flags.