Sen. Jerry Moran speaks with members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 11234 prior to the start of Johnson County's Veterans Day ceremony in Gardner on Nov. 11. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Sen. Jerry Moran speaks with members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 11234 prior to the start of Johnson County’s Veterans Day ceremony in Gardner on Nov. 11. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson


 
American Legion Riders lined the walkways to Veterans Memorial Park in Gardner to commemorate Veterans Day. The county's ceremony included guest speakers, musical performances and laying of wreaths. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

American Legion Riders lined the walkways to Veterans Memorial Park in Gardner to commemorate Veterans Day. The county’s ceremony included guest speakers, musical performances and laying of wreaths. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson


 
Lt. Col. Carla F. Hale gives the keynote address during the county's Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11. Hale, Shawnee, serves as the commander for the 169th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion in Olathe. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Lt. Col. Carla F. Hale gives the keynote address during the county’s Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11. Hale, Shawnee, serves as the commander for the 169th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion in Olathe. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson