This special day, to honor those who have served and given their lives fulfilling their duty defending their country, music is an act of commemoration for all who enjoy it, in the Sherril veterans park located in boluvard Shorline, a tribute was held to honor the memory of the fallen, today, the Veterans Band meeting year after year played to pay tribute to the people who have defended their country
More than 30 war veterans make up the music band, this group was founded in 1986 by Ram Chavez, who was decorated in combat in the Vietnam War.
Today to honor the fallen in commemoration of Memorial Day, it is undoubtedly one of the most important presentations of this band, to remember all those people who gave their lives in battle.
“On June 3, we are going to celebrate 35 years of serving veterans and the city and all those who have served in the army, God willing we will continue to move forward and continue to honor all veterans.” voiced Junior Heart, saxophonist, war veteran.
When they started playing, they were just a group of veteran friends, they never imagined that they would become a band, they remember that the first time they played together it was not within their plans to form the group, but their passion for music and commitment with their country they made them stay together and thus strengthen the foundations for what little by little became the Veterans Band, today they are an important part of the community of their city.
“The Veterans Band is very important to us, I have all the respect for Mr. Ram Chávez, as he has dedicated himself to serving this community. Especially for our veterans and to provide this grouping for our community ”indicated the Councilor of District 5, Gil Hernández.
Many of the veterans who are part of this musical band, began to play their instruments from an early age and today they do it with passion, paying a well-deserved tribute for Memorial Day.