Armed Forces Day Celebrated In Central PA

By Ashley Doerzbacher

Published 05/17 2014 06:40PM

Updated 05/17 2014 06:45PM

ALTOONA - Service men and women across the country were being honored Saturday for Armed Forces Day.
 
Here in our area, the Van Zandt Medical Center held a special ceremony. Veterans and active military members were on hand.
 
Today, they also dedicated a new bench that's at the wall at the VA.
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The veterans there said they are proud to be apart of this celebration and grateful for all the support they've received.
 
"We were there, now we're here and we hope to continue that people will recognize the armed forces for what they are and what they do," said Daniel Gill, a Vietnam veteran.
 
Armed Forces Day is meant to honor all branches of the military.

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