Fallen servicemen to be honored Nov. 9

Fallen servicemen will be remembered Nov. 9 with a ceremony at the International Baptist Church in Guachepelín, Escazú.

Organizers said that everyone is invited to attended, especially all former British Commonwealth country military veterans and all U.S. military veterans, their families and widows, and children of veterans. The purpose of this day is to honor all living veterans and to commemorate the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in time of war. they said.

Nov. 11, a Tuesday, is the official  Remembrance Day and Veterans Day, which used to be called Armistice Day to mark the end of World War I.

Pastor Stacey Steck will conduct the 5 p.m. ceremony. The church is a mile west of Multiplaza on the Caldera highway, Ruta 27, at the  Guachepelin–Lindora exit.

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