||Veterans honored in West Point
WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) —-West Point's American Legion hosted a veterans luncheon this weekend.The free luncheon was open to all community veterans and their spouses.
Hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks were provided. The American Legions said events like these are needed for veterans across the U.S., as many come home and feel like they are forgotten.
"The veterans come home and it's like they are forgetten, especially our older veterans," American Legion Director Dale Davis said. "The community and the people who haven't served in the milatary should appreciate what they have done for this county. We have the freedom today that we have because of them. If it wasn't for the veterans we wouldnt be here today."
Organizers of the event hope to make the veterans lucheon an annual event that will broaden to other counties