City to Hold Vets Day Ceremony at Versace Plaza


The Friends of Rocky Versace will host the 8th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Wednesday at the Mount Vernon Recreation Center.

The annual ceremony honors Captain Rocky Versace, the posthumous Medal of Honor recipient and Ranger Hall of Fame inductee from Alexandria, the 66 other city residents who died during the Vietnam War and all those in uniform, past and present.

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Claudia, left, Marta and Fatima, all T.C. Williams juniors, are introduced to a corn snake by Mark Kelly at the Jerome Buddie Ford Nature Center exhibit during the schools youth volunteer fair on Tuesday.