Veteran submissions sought

The Newberry Observer wants to honor Newberry County’s veterans on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, by publishing photos of the people who have served in the military along with those who are currently on active duty.

If you are interested in participating, here is what we need: A photo of the veteran, his or her name, age if still living, date of birth and date of death if deceased, branch of service, time of service and his or her active duty locations. Photos can be a current photo but we would prefer a photo of the veteran in full military regalia.

We also would like for you to answer two questions for us: Why did you join the service and what does it mean to you to have served?

To submit a photograph and write up, drop them off at The Newberry Observer, 1716 Main St., between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., mail them to us at Newsroom Veterans Project, PO Box 558, Newberry SC 29108, or email them to

Photos submitted with a stamped, self-addressed envelope will be returned. Others will be available for pick up at the paper after Nov. 11.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, Nov. 6, at 3:30 p.m.