By Alvin Salge
Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7139
Honor all veterans at Solvang at VFW Post 7139’s annual Veterans Day Program, which will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11, on the front lawn of the Solvang Veteran’s Memorial Hall.
VFW Post 7139 will honor and salute all United States veterans who throughout our history have unselfishly placed their lives on the line for our freedom and way of life. Veterans Day started as Armistice Day on Nov. 11, 1918, when fighting was ceased in World War I.
A brief program will be conducted outside the Veterans Hall including an American flag posting, national anthem, Pledge of Allegiance, prayers and Post speakers.
VFW Post 7139 invites all veterans, their families and caring citizens to attend. It also welcomes veterans from allied countries who fought beside our servicemen and women. They ask that all who attend wear face masks and social distance as appropriate.