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Photos: Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency Hosts Veterans Recognition Ceremony at the State Capitol

Award recipients stand on stage at the gala displaying their certificate

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) hosted a veterans recognition ceremony at the State Capitol to honor veterans.

Remarks were led by U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Paul D. Rogers, adjutant general and director of the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs; MVAA Director Zaneta Adams; Rachel Wade, a disabled veteran of the U.S. Army and MVAA Buddy-to-Buddy Coordinator for Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County; and Michigan State Representative Terry Sabo. The ceremony included a posting of the colors by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) State Honor Guard with the National Anthem performed by Maj. Daniels with the Belmont Armory 126th Army Band. Maj. Gen. Rogers along with Director Adams, presented Vietnam veterans with a pin to recognize their service.

Photos and B-roll footage are available for use here: https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjAeDbM.