The annual Remembrance Day program for the veterans at the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead on Friday. Travis Paterson/News Staff

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Naden Band plays for Broadmead veterans

The Naden Band’s Jazz Ensemble and the MARPAC Commodore were among the visitors honouring Vancouver Island veterans at the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead on Friday.

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Broadmead Care screened a new documentary, Vancouver Island’s Veterans – Celebrating our Nations Hero’s, to celebrate veterans and Canada’s 150th. The 22-minute movie recounts the contributions veterans made.

Commodore Jeff Zwick Fleet Commander MARPAC addressed the veterans at Broadmead, as did Veterans Affairs Canada Victoria, with music by the Naden Band Jazz Ensemble as well as other community, Legion and service club organizations.

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Petty Officer second class Roy Styffe of the Naden Band Jazz Ensemble plays the alto sax during the annual Remembrance Day program for the veterans at the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead on Friday. Travis Paterson/News Staff

Petty Officer first class Mike Broadley of the Naden Band Jazz Ensemble plays the trumpet during the annual Remembrance Day program for the veterans at the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead on Friday. Travis Paterson/News Staff

Commodore Jeff Zwick Fleet Commander MARPAC, centre, greets staff and tenants at the annual Remembrance Day program for the veterans at the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead on Friday. Travis Paterson/News Staff

Thank you letters from Saanich high school students to veterans were on the tables during Remembrance Day program for the veterans at the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead on Friday. Travis Paterson/News Staff

Retired Major Murray Edwards, 97, is interviewed at the annual Remembrance Day program for the veterans at the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead on Friday. Travis Paterson/News Staff

Commodore Jeff Zwick Fleet Commander MARPAC, greets retired Pilot Officer Ted Vaughan of the Royal Canadian Air Force, a veteran of D-Day, during the annual Remembrance Day program at the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead on Friday. Travis Paterson/News Staff

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