Auxiliary celebrates local vets


November 17, 2022

Grace Moore

Auxiliary members Mary Knigge, Vicki Paddock, Ann Sundstrom and Rosie Clark show off the reimagined display of Moorcroft's own veterans.

The Moorcroft Unit 25 of the American Legion Auxiliary hosted a carry-in honoring veterans at the MTC cafeteria Friday night with ham, turkey, deviled eggs, rolls, potatoes and many other sides and delicious desserts.

These women were asked why they expend the energy and time to prepare the dinners and other activities for the vets and Vicki Paddock answered, "To honor them – to show them our gratitude for what they've done."

Many of the vets celebrated now are of the Viet Nam era. Speaking openly of the dismal treatment their men received when they returned home from that conflict, Ann S...

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