WARRENSBURG — Cadences filled the back courtyard of the Missouri Veterans Home - Warrensburg on Monday morning, Nov. 4.
The University of Central Missouri ROTC hosted its PT in the back courtyard in correspondence with Army Day to help kickoff the MVHW's Branch of Service Week.
From Monday through Saturday, Nov. 9, the MVHW celebrateda different branch/aspect of the military in honor of the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11.
Army Day was just the start of a busy week at the MVHW.
After the PT, members of the ROTC met with the veterans in the home, including the ones the watched on from inside the building as the conducted their routine.
The Johnson County Cattlemen's Association treated the veterans for lunch by preparing steak.
Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Chapter 4-6 assisted with the steak cutting and hosted a bike show.
In the chapel, the Johnson County Historical Society and the Missouri Military Museum had exhibits set up for viewing.
Those two were static displays for throughout the week.
The 1251st Transportation Company from Harrisonville also brought a static display for the day.
The day ended with tunes sung by the Morton Sisters.
Veterans also got to enjoy a day of bingo to start off the Branch of Service Week.