Longview city officials and residents gathered on the square outside the Gregg County Courthouse Friday for a ceremony honoring Veterans.

In honor of his service to our country, Retired Marine Daniel White was given an United States flag that previously flew over the Capitol building in Washington D.C.

“To my fellow Veterans, thank you, and those returning, welcome home,” White said.

United States Army Retired Max Stegall said coming together on Veteran’s Day meant a lot to him.

“I’m just honored to be able to participate,” Stegall said.

Selfless in service to the United States and honored by all that the Veteran’s Day ceremony on Friday.