Silvis residents remember, appreciate at Veterans Day ceremony

Community members gathered in Silvis to honor, remember, and pay their respects to America’s veterans.

On Saturday, November 9, 2013 veterans and other citizens gathered for a ceremony at the Hero Street Memorial in Silvis.

Vietnam Veteran who served overseas in 1967 and 1968, Ray Hamilton, said the ceremony was held to say thank you and remember the sons of Silvis.

“It’s our way of saying thank you and jogging the community’s memory to never forget the price of freedom,” Hamilton said.