Rick Castellano plays taps a part of the Port Townsend Veterans Day ceremony on Monday at the Marvin G. Shields American Legion Hall. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

Rick Castellano plays taps a part of the Port Townsend Veterans Day ceremony on Monday at the Marvin G. Shields American Legion Hall. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

Quilts of Valor presented in Port Townsend on Veterans Day

PORT TOWNSEND — The Marvin G. Shields Memorial Post 26 American Legion held its annual Veterans Day program Monday.

A pre-ceremony concert by the Port Townsend Summer Band began the day’s events at the post.

The colors were presented by Cub and Webelos Scouts from Troop 4479 of Port Townsend.

Quilts of Valor presented hand-made quilts to veterans.

Jay Burcham, who served in the U.S. Air Force, has one of the Quilts of Valor draped across his shoulders Monday during the Port Townsend American Legion Post 26 Veterans Day ceremony. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

Jay Burcham, who served in the U.S. Air Force, has one of the Quilts of Valor draped across his shoulders Monday during the Port Townsend American Legion Post 26 Veterans Day ceremony. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend American Legion Post 26 Commander Charles Thomas sings along with Selena Espinoza during the national anthem Monday. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend American Legion Post 26 Commander Charles Thomas sings along with Selena Espinoza during the national anthem Monday. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

Chuck Henry, who served in the U.S. Air Force, is enveloped in one of the Jefferson County Quilts of Valor on Monday during the American Legion Post 26 Veterans Day ceremony in Port Townsend. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

Chuck Henry, who served in the U.S. Air Force, is enveloped in one of the Jefferson County Quilts of Valor on Monday during the American Legion Post 26 Veterans Day ceremony in Port Townsend. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

Eugene Flaum, who served in the U.S. Army, smiles as he’s presented one of the Jefferson County Quilts of Valor on Monday during the Port Townsend American Legion Post 26 Veterans Day ceremony. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

Eugene Flaum, who served in the U.S. Army, smiles as he’s presented one of the Jefferson County Quilts of Valor on Monday during the Port Townsend American Legion Post 26 Veterans Day ceremony. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

John Carter, who served in the U.S. Navy, receives a hug from a volunteer after he was presented one of the Jefferson County Quilts of Valor on Monday during the Port Townsend American Legion Post 26 Veterans Day ceremony. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

John Carter, who served in the U.S. Navy, receives a hug from a volunteer after he was presented one of the Jefferson County Quilts of Valor on Monday during the Port Townsend American Legion Post 26 Veterans Day ceremony. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

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