On Friday November 9th, Gilmer County honored its veterans with a special Veterans Day Celebration.
"The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose is the path of surrender or submission,"he said, citing President John F. Kennedy's 1962 Cold War speech.
“Veterans Day means everything that we can do to honor those who served who gave us the freedom that we have,"he said, adding,
"I enjoy doing this. This is 23 years that I have been doing it, and I do it so young people can hear and see what veterans mean.”