Across the Southern Willamette Valley, as storm clouds gathered, and blustery winds kicked up the fall foliage, communities gathered last week to honor the service of military men and women.
In Cottage Grove, the historic armory building was the backdrop for a touching and thoughtful ceremony celebrating our veterans. The Cottage Grove VFW presented the flags and the Lincoln Middle School choir sang the national anthem – while veterans in attendance stood in salute.
“Today, we make an effort to pay homage to those that are currently serving or who have served,” said Kenneth . . .