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Veterans in the crowd stand while the Austintown Fitch High School concert choir sings at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR

Veterans in the crowd stand while the Austintown Fitch High School concert choir sings at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR


From left, Charles Jaros, a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam, speaks to James Kenneally, a U.S.M.C veteran of Korea, and Roy Gallatin, a U.S.M.C veteran of World War ||, as Kenneally and Gallatin shake hands at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR

From left, Charles Jaros, a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam, speaks to James Kenneally, a U.S.M.C veteran of Korea, and Roy Gallatin, a U.S.M.C veteran of World War ||, as Kenneally and Gallatin shake hands at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on ...


Roy Gallatin, a U.S.M.C veteran of World War ||, is honored with 12 other veterans at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR

Roy Gallatin, a U.S.M.C veteran of World War ||, is honored with 12 other veterans at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR


Jimmy Drummond, of Youngstown, skydives at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR

Jimmy Drummond, of Youngstown, skydives at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR


A sign for the renamed Patriot Boulevard, formerly Interstate Boulevard, is unveiled at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR

A sign for the renamed Patriot Boulevard, formerly Interstate Boulevard, is unveiled at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR


The Austintown Fitch High School concert choir sings while, from left, Joe Brown, a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam, Charles Jaros, a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam, James Kenneally, a U.S.M.C veteran of Korea, and Roy Gallatin, a U.S.M.C veteran of World War ||, four of the 13 veterans honored at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony, listen in front of them outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR

The Austintown Fitch High School concert choir sings while, from left, Joe Brown, a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam, Charles Jaros, a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam, James Kenneally, a U.S.M.C veteran of Korea, and Roy Gallatin, a U.S.M.C veteran of World War ||, four of the 13 veterans honored ...


Jason Cottrill, a U.S Air Force veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan, Desert Storm, and Iraqi Freedom, stands as he is honored with 12 other veterans at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR

Jason Cottrill, a U.S Air Force veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan, Desert Storm, and Iraqi Freedom, stands as he is honored with 12 other veterans at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR


Kathy Tuomala, a U.S Army veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan, Desert Storm, and Iraqi Freedom, stands as she is honored with 12 other veterans at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR

Kathy Tuomala, a U.S Army veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan, Desert Storm, and Iraqi Freedom, stands as she is honored with 12 other veterans at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR


People watch and take photos as Jimmy Drummond, of Youngstown, skydives at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR

People watch and take photos as Jimmy Drummond, of Youngstown, skydives at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR


The Austintown Fitch High School concert choir shakes hands with veterans in the crowd at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR

The Austintown Fitch High School concert choir shakes hands with veterans in the crowd at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR


Members of Youngstown's Disabled American Veterans Chapter Two sit under an American flag before the start of the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR

Members of Youngstown's Disabled American Veterans Chapter Two sit under an American flag before the start of the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR


Jimmy Drummond, of Youngstown, skydives at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR

Jimmy Drummond, of Youngstown, skydives at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR


Sgt. First Class Kimberly McGinness, Kathy Tuomala, a U.S Army veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan, Desert Storm, and Iraqi Freedom, stands as she is honored with 12 other veterans, including Jason Cottrill, a U.S Air Force veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan, Desert Storm, and Iraqi Freedom, center, and Kathy Tuomala, a U.S Army veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan, Desert Storm, and Iraqi Freedom, right, at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR

Sgt. First Class Kimberly McGinness, Kathy Tuomala, a U.S Army veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan, Desert Storm, and Iraqi Freedom, stands as she is honored with 12 other veterans, including Jason Cottrill, a U.S Air Force veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan, Desert Storm, and Iraqi Freedom, center, and Kathy Tuomala, a U.S ...


Jimmy Drummond, of Youngstown, lands after skydiving at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR

Jimmy Drummond, of Youngstown, lands after skydiving at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR


Jimmy Drummond, of Youngstown, skydives at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR

Jimmy Drummond, of Youngstown, skydives at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR


From left, Kathy Tuomala, a U.S Army veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan, Desert Storm, and Iraqi Freedom, Robert Smith, a U.S. army veteran of Vietnam, and Joe Brown, a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam, place their hands on their hearts and Charles Jaros, a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam, salutes while the Austintown Fitch color guard holds flags in front of them and the National Anthem is sung at the Austintown Patriot Day ceremony outside of Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown on Thursday. EMILY MATTHEWS | THE VINDICATOR

From left, Kathy Tuomala, a U.S Army veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan, Desert Storm, and Iraqi Freedom, Robert Smith, a U.S. army veteran of Vietnam, and Joe Brown, a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam, place their hands on their hearts and Charles Jaros, a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam, salutes while ...