WARRENSBURG — The Branch of Service Week carried on Friday, Nov. 8, at the Missouri Veterans Home - Warrensburg with Coast Guard Day.

This was the fifth of six days in the week of celebration.

Former USO entertainer, Gary Ellison, Springfield, got the morning started with a performance on the piano.

The University of Central Missouri Airport Managers Association kept the day going strong by serving lunch.

Veterans had the opportunity to build their own submarine sandwiches.

After a couple hours of rest, Larry Ryan, president of the U.S. Coast Guard Lightship Sailors Association, got the afternoon portion of the day started with a presentation.

He discussed the role of the U.S. Coast Guard and how its role has changed over time.

Terry Neal dressed in his Coast Guard uniform for the presentation.

The fifth day of the celebration closed out with Coast Guard Happy Hour and music from Blue Stem.

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