Lake Butler residents Gary Doolittle, John Ibasfalean and William Norman were recently recognized for their military service by Haven Hospice Veteran Volunteers. Doolittle served in both the U.S Navy and the U.S. Air Force flying the North American T-28 Trojan Aircraft and looking for Russian submarines along the coast. Ibasfalean served in the the U.S. Army as a cook. Norman served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. 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.