Veterans Day event held at Jacobetti | Information, Sports activities, Jobs

Tracey Tippett, 2021 Michigan Veteran of the Year, 2021 Marquette County Veteran of the Year and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, will be the keynote speaker at the Veterans Day ceremony Thursday at Michigan Veteran’s Homes DJ Jacobetti in Marquette. The event included messages from US Senator Debbie Stabenow, D-Lansing; US Senator Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Hills; US MP Jack Bergman, R-Watersmeet; State Representative Sara Cambensy, D-Marquette; Senator Ed McBroom, R-Waucedah Ward; State Representative Greg Markkanen, R-Hancock; and State Senator Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City. It also included the publication of the colors by Northern Michigan University’s ROTC Color Guard. US Navy Veteran Charlie Hawes led taps while US Marine Corps Veteran Todd Miller led the pledge of allegiance. The soloist Kerry Yost provided the music. Ron Oja, administrator at MVH DJ Jacobetti, made comments, as did chaplain Dr. Jim Elenbaas, a U.S. Air Force veteran. (Courtesy photo of MVH DJ Jacobetti)

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