Local veteran honored at annual Veterans program


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9571 life-member Tom Check was one of the veterans honored recently at the Columbiana Veterans and 9/11 observance ceremony. He received a quilted wall-hanging made by local resident Sandie Campbell in recognition of his service. Check served in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam, Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. He has received a number of military commendations and medals. Those attending the ceremony, from left, are Shirley Check, his mother; Check; Cindy Baker, his sister; and Sharon Cope, event coordinator.

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