Posted on Wed, 21 Sep 2011
Victory Over Japan Day is celebrated around the world on various days between the last week of August and the first week in September. It is the celebration of the end of World War II.
September 2nd the Alvin VFW Post 5327 sponsored a remembrance ceremony in front of Alvin City Hall. Alvin Police Officers James Edwards (Marine Veteran), Cpl. Shawn Gilcrease, Officer Roger Breaux and Alvin Police Chief Merkel, VFW members, former military members and Alvin residents placed wreaths and a folded flag atop the VFW Memorial in front of the Alvin City Hall.