Lake City residents Sam Courson, Crandall Bales  and Paul Hornburg  were recognized recently for their military service in World War II by Haven Hospice Veteran Volunteers.

Lake City Vets

 Courson served in the United States (U.S.) Navy, and he managed the paint shop aboard the USS Elizabeth C. Stanton. Hornburg  served in the U.S. Army  as an infantry squad leader.  Bales served in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a P-51 Mustang mechanic. The Haven Hospice Pinning Ceremony for veteran patients includes a veteran pin, a thank you card signed by the staff and a certificate of appreciation from Haven Hospice which are all presented by volunteer veterans.  The presentation ends with a salute to honor the veteran’s service.