Nov. 10, 2017
Photo Gallery: Veterans Day observance
A Veterans Day observance honoring veterans of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces was held on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at the Upper St. Clair Veterans Park, 1820 McLaughlin Run Road.
Jack Wagner, a U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam Infantry Veteran who received the Purple Heart served as the event’s featured speaker. In addition to his military service, Mr. Wagner is a former state senator and auditor general for the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He currently serves as the executive director of Pittsburgh Hires Veterans.
In addition, the Veterans Day program featured musical performances by Upper St. Clair High School’s Chanteclairs and marching band – including senior James Boston who played taps for the seventh consecutive Veterans Day.
USC Veterans Park, located adjacent to township and school district offices on McLaughlin Run Road, was dedicated on Nov. 11, 2011. A full description and history of the park can be viewed at www.uscveteranspark.org.