Petal hosts Veterans Day Luncheon

Petal hosts Veterans Day Luncheon

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - The City of Petal hosted a Veterans Day Luncheon on Tuesday at the city's Civic Center in honor of the men and women who have served in our nation's military.

The program included the posting of colors by the Petal High School's JROTC cadets.

The crowd was treated to patriotic songs sung by the Petal Middle School's Spark choral group.

Two veterans, Sgt. Joseph S. Bodnar, Sr. (Army) and LCpl James Monroe (Marine Corp) were honored as 2014 Veterans of the Year and were given plaques.

A power-point presentation was also included.

The guest speaker was Lieutenant Colonel Robert Burgess.

This is the 6th year that the city has hosted the Veterans Day Luncheon.