Veterans Day Ceremony at Main Street Square

Veterans Day honors the brave men and women of the U.S. military. A special Veterans day program was held at the Main Street Square Wednesday morning.

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Guest speakers to the Main Street Square ceremony included Jason Salamun, Ritchie Nordstrom and Krystal Two Bulls.

Main Street Square Veterans Ceremony

Main Street Square Veterans Ceremony

Salamun had a message of hope, encouraging veterans to keep moving forward and accessing local resources like the Colton Levi Derr Foundation, the VA or church community – if they need help.

Main Street Square Veterans Ceremony

Main Street Square Veterans Ceremony

He also touched on the legacy that lives on in the generations of veterans who served.

Main Street Square Veterans Ceremony

Main Street Square Veterans Ceremony

Jason Salamun, Rapid City Councilman, says, “Generations that have gone before and the generation that is serving now, we remember them because heroics are measured in sacrifice, and when you believe that then military members proved it.”

Main Street Square Veterans Ceremony

Main Street Square Veterans Ceremony

Free coffee and breakfast sandwiches were served to those in attendance. Fleet Farm gave out hand held American Flags.

Main Street Square Veterans Ceremony

Main Street Square Veterans Ceremony

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