Marshall Hevron speaks at the October meeting of the Alfred E. Flynn VFW post in New Orleans. Flynn was a resident of the Uptown neighborhood where the post is located and died in World War II.
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Members of New Orleans VFW Post 8973 converse outside their Lyons Street hall before an October meeting. The Uptown building has two apartments on the second floor that the group has renovated and plans to rent.
New Orleans VFW members and leaders discuss the growing post on Lyons St.
The nation is marking Veterans Day with parades and ceremonies to honor those who served in the U.S. military. In New Orleans, a growing post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars is taking on projects with more and more members.