Philip L. Schatzle, commander of VFW Post 2362, gives the major address during the ceremony. Next to Commander Schatzle is Francis "Terry" Lahey, commander of the American Legion Post 275, master of ceremonies.
Another salute occurs during the solemnities. Front row, from left: Earl Gunderson, veteran; Parge Sgro, World War II and Korean War veteran; John Turco, World War II and Korean War veteran, Steve Merando, veteran and color guard.
The Rev. John Mills, a former chaplain of the VFW and a World War II veteran, and his wife, Margaret Mills, join in the observances.
Local American Legion and VFW participants salute the flag at Philipstown's Nov. 11 Veterans Day ceremony in Cold Spring.
Children's drawings honor future veterans: military personnel currently serving the country
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