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Veterans honored aboard the USS Hornet

on November 11, 2009

Veterans and their families from throughout the East Bay gathered aboard the USS Hornet on November 11th, 2009 to celebrate Veterans Day.  They celebrated the freedoms fought for by America’s armed forces, honored the fallen with a moment of silence and–with a single bugle playing Taps–remembered those killed at Fort Hood the prior week.

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  2. Patty&Ash on November 12, 2009 at 10:06 am

    That’s a great picture. More fine work : )

  3. douglas lower on November 12, 2009 at 3:21 pm

    thank you for your great coverage of the Veterans Day parade of over 50 servicemen and women an the USS HORNET 12 in Alameda.It was a very nice opportunity to recognize our country in a nostalgic setting on a historic vessel. these pictures begin to show the emotional side of the memorial in honor of those killed and wounded at Fort Hood, Tx last week. Good reporting and camera work, Shannon.

  4. Brian Carbo on November 15, 2009 at 9:25 pm

    These pictures of the Veterans Day commemoration aboard the USS Hornet captured all the emotions of the event. You can see from the pictures how veterans from all services feel they are part of a family of veterans. You did a wonderful job.

  5. Brian Carbo on November 21, 2009 at 12:37 pm

    The caption on the fourth picture is incorrect. The officer to the left of Chaplain Berger is not Bill Fee but Capt. Mark Smith, Chaplain Corps, USN. He is the senior chaplain for the Pacific Area (all the way to Diego Garcia).
    Another ceremony is scheduled for Pearl Harbor Day (12/7) on the USS Hornet.

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