the city of Shreveport, churches were taking time to honor servicemen and servicewomen
on Veteran's Day.
At St. Paul
United Methodist Church, the congregation prayed for veterans and sang patriotic
hymns and songs like "God Bless America."
also dressed wore scarves and ties decorated with the American flag. They called
out the names of veterans who are no longer with us.
Temple Full Gospel Baptist Cathedral, veterans and those currently serving were
called to the front of the church to be recognized.
a member at Praise Temple, serves at Barksdale Air Force Base. Leach says it
humbles her to be honored.
"I am humbled to be
honored today by Bishop Brandon and the entire church for individuals in the
community to recognize what we do made me feel right at home," says Leach.
Richardson also serves at Barksdale, and she says she wants everyone to realize
the sacrifice brave men and women make to serve their country.
"I hope others
realize the sacrifice that members make past, present and those that have
passed; those that have given the ultimate sacrifice, which is their
While a simple "thank you" may not be enough, both women say it feels good to be appreciated.