Bloomington-Normal honors Veterans Day in downtown ceremony

BLOOMINGTON — Nearly a hundred people squeezed into the mezzanine level of the McLean County Museum of History on Friday to recognize Veterans Day....

November 12, 2022
3:36 AM

BLOOMINGTON — Nearly a hundred people squeezed into the mezzanine level of the McLean County Museum of History on Friday to recognize Veterans Day.Outside, a rifleman from VFW Post 454 fired 11 shots, one every minute, starting at 10:49 a.m. and ending at 11 a.m.The morning started slightly overcast, but the skies cleared in time for a three-plane flyover at 10:50 a.m.VFW Post 454 riflemen then fired a three-volley salute in honor of all military members past and present, followed by the sounding of 'Taps' by a bugler.

D. Jack Alkire