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VIDEO: Local Boy Scouts Celebrate Veterans Day

Gig Harbor's Boy Scout Troop 282 held its annual Veterans Day celebration at Skansie Brothers Park on Sunday.

Boy Scouts of America Troop 282 of Gig Harbor held its annual Veteran's Day and flag retirement ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 11.

The event, which took place at Skansie Brothers Park, featured keynote speaker Eagle Scout Colonel Bruce Beyerly of the United States Air Force.

Troop 282, which has been organizing the event for the last eight years, spent six weeks to perfect the marching and firing of the rifles, according to Scout Master George Ratcliffe.  

The troop meets every Monday at the Gig Harbor Elk's Lodge. 

Akiko Oda November 12, 2012 at 07:58 PM
Happy Veterans Day! Thank you to our brave men and women who have served to protect our country!
Trina Parker November 13, 2012 at 05:04 AM
Thank you so much for the video ... you got some wonderful shots of the boys and the ceremony :)

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