Veterans Day in Poolesville -- Gazette.Net


A Poolesville’s Veterans Day celebration, courtesy of American Legion Post 247, will take place Monday at Whalen Commons from 11 to 11:30 a.m.

There will be a public gathering to show support and appreciation for local veterans and to welcome home Staff Sgt. Paul Kelly (a member of Post 247), who returned in September from a tour in Afghanistan.

A new Heroes Banner listing local vets who have served since Desert Storm will be unveiled.

Fallen veterans Kirk Bosselmann and Scott Kirkpatrick, whose families live in the area, will be specially honored.