Friday was a day for Virgin Islands military vets to shine, even as the clouds brought showers to Charlotte Amalie between a Friday morning parade and the ceremony on the waterfront.
A St. Thomas vet who went the extra mile to honor the dead by playing Taps at every gravesite was honored himself by the Office of Veterans Affairs. So was a St. John vet who once served with the 82nd Airborne and came home to grow a marine-based workforce for the transportation industry.
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