Leyron Baker of Live Oak and Alan Laks of Lake City were recently recognized for their military service by Haven Hospice Veteran Volunteers. Baker served in the United States (U.S.) Army for 30 years as a member of the 11th Airborne Division. He served during World War II and was a part of the Great Raid on Cab the Great Raid of Cabanatuan, where he and his unit jumped in and kept enemy forces from escaping. Laks served in the U.S. Army as a lineman during the Vietnam War era. He served in Fort Stewart, Georgia, and Fort Dix, New Jersey. 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.