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By Erin Smith

Dr. Jason Wray

Bladen County’s veterans will be honored during the 12th annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 8th, at the Elizabethtown National Guard Armory. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m.

The guest speaker for the event will be Dr. Jason Wray, Chief Warrant Officer III, US Army Retired. Dr. Wray currently serves as Principal of East Bladen High School.

James “Jim” Burney

The program will also include Peyton Fell from East Bladen High School singing the National Anthem; a Memorial Tribute to Mr. Jim Burney; and Recognition of the Outstanding Cadet.

The event is open to the public and is free.  For additional information, please call 910-862-3255 ext 203 or gabrilla.garrett@nccommerce.com at the NC Department of Commerce, NCWorks Career Center in Elizabethtown.