Honoring Veterans

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Valerie Moore speaks during the Veterans Day ceremony at Isidro Baca Park on Sunday while other speakers for the occasion, (from left) state Rep. Don Tripp, Socorro City Council member Peter D. Romero and Civil Air Patrol commander Dave Finley listen. The ceremony was hosted by the local Joe C. Montoya Chapter 24 of the Disabled American Veterans, who also hosted a free cookout for the community afterward. The DAV hosts a free Thanksgiving dinner Wednesday for the community at the DAV Hall, 200 Fifth St., just north of Socorro Electric Cooperative.