The nation is celebrating those who have served our country. 

Tennessee’s oldest town celebrated their veterans this afternoon.

Jonesborough held its annual Veterans Day tribute at 2:00 Sunday afternoon.

Several people in the area took time to honor and thank the vets for their service for our country.

Sunday’s event was sponsored by the Jonesborough BMA and Veterans Affairs Committee.

Gate City, Virginia also held an event Sunday.

News 5 WCYB’s Rebecca Pepin was a guest speaker at the event at Grogan Park.

In addition to honoring veterans, Sunday’s ceremony was followed with a worship service.