January 15, 2004--Posted 4:00 pm CST
Jonesboro, AR--60 years ago most of the guys spending Saturday at the St Bernards Auditorium were overseas. 60 years ago Albert Richardson lost his arm. And 60 years ago Philip Hudson was fixing radios and radar for the
The day was scheduled to salute our World War II Veterans. Four of the five major military branches were represented. From
The event was sponsored by the Craighead County Veterans Monument Foundation. The day started with a reception and brief presentation where each of the armed service branches was honored. The Morrison sisters also sang the Star Spangled Banner and after the program serenaded the soldiers with songs sang during the war era. There was dancing along with food and good times.