Petal hosts annual Veterans Day luncheon

Petal hosts annual Veterans Day luncheon

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - Patriotism was felt in the Friendly City Wednesday as Petal hosted its annual Veterans Day luncheon.

The city's recreation department and the Petal American Legion Post hosted the event.

"It makes me feel extremely proud to be involved in this, not only because I'm a veteran but because I know what these veterans have been through and that makes me feel proud to be involved in it," said Jose Yepez, cmdr. of Petal American Legion Post 146.

It honored three men as veterans of the year, which included Technical Sgt. Marshall Meggs, Sgt. 1st Class Donald Pittman and 1st Sgt. Derek Hall.

The program included the posting of the colors by the Petal High Junior ROTC.