Wednesday, November 9, 2016
|2015 Veterans' Day Gathering|
Friday, November 11, 2:00 to 4:00pm, Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Ave. N.
On Friday, November 11, the Shoreline Veterans Association, with support from the Starr Sutherland, Jr. American Legion Post 227 and the City of Shoreline, will hold its annual Veterans Day Celebration honoring all U.S. military veterans.
The event is open to the public.
The keynote speaker for this year’s event is Clayton M. Peterson, a veteran of the Vietnam War and the author of “A Million to One and Lived”, a miraculous story of survival.
In 1969 [Peterson] was in the Mobile Riverine Force in the Mekong River Delta, was wounded on his third major firefight, and spent thirteen months in various military hospitals recovering from his thirty-eight major wounds; by a ‘Million to One’ chance, he miraculously lived.
He received two Purple Hearts, a Combat Infantry Badge, an Army Commendation Medal, and various other awards. –A Million to One and Lived, by Clayton M. Peterson, back cover
The Shoreline Veterans Association, the Starr Sutherland, Jr. American Legion Post 227, and the City of Shoreline would like to recognize the contributions of the men and women in the military who have served our country and who have given so much for the cause of peace.