At Monday’s Veterans Day Memorial Luncheon on Nov. 11, hosted by the Trinidad and Las Animas County Veterans Memorial Committee, that was held at the Sebastiani Gym, guest speaker Maj. John R. Leitch from Fort Carson addressed a full auditorium of veterans and family members of those who have or currently serve in the military adding his appreciation for the event and honoring those who came before. Bernie Gonzalez, chairman of the Trinidad and Las Animas County Veterans Memorial Committee and Linda Barron, event organizer, led the luncheon introducing speakers and sharing their thanks to veterans and guests. Beginning the luncheon was the singing of the National Anthem followed the playing of Taps, to which veterans and active military saluted in honor of the many who have served and passed on.

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