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Veterans Day in Columbia
November 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Veterans Day service at Columbia American Legion Post 581 will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11. This year’s program will recognize the following Monroe County law enforcement personnel who died too soon: Illinois State Police Trooper Nick Hopkins, St. Louis County Police Department Officer James “Mitch” Ellis and Columbia police officers William Rauch, Alfred Descher and Charlie Kern.
Also being recognized at the program will be the late Arthur C. Juengling, a sergeant with the Army Air Service who died in a Texas plane crash in 1922.
All local emergency responders are encouraged to attend this program.