Wis DVA plans ceremonies to honor veterans

By: AP
By: AP

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State officials are planning services around Wisconsin to observe Veterans Day.

The Department of Veterans Affairs' first ceremony is set for Sunday morning at the agency's veterans home in Union Grove. DVA Secretary John Scocos and World War II veteran Wally Stenavich will speak.

The agency also will hold a ceremony Sunday afternoon at its veterans home in King. The Waupaca High School Treble Clef Choir will perform and Commandant Mary Hansen and Wisconsin Veterans Museum Director Michael Telzrow are expected to speak.

Also on tap for Sunday afternoon is a ceremony at the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery just outside Spooner. The Spooner High School Select Choir will provide music. Cemetery Director Matthew Bergs and state Rep. Nick Milory will speak.

All state agencies will be open on Monday.

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