Veterans Day is Monday, but ceremonies are being held at Fort Polk today. The traditional ceremony honoring veterans is co-hosted by the Joint Readiness Training Center. The speakers include the base commander Brigadier General William Hickman and 4th District Congressman John Fleming of Minden.
Cecil Walker, a 90-year-old World War 2 veteran, was a special guest. Walker is also a poet and he recited a work he wrote to honor the military. He has 2 daughters, 6 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
KLAX ABC 31 News 11/7/13