PHOTOS: Ceremony Held To Honor Veterans At VA Medical Center
The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Plains Twp. hosted a Veterans Day ceremony Friday. The keynote speaker was Captain Thomas J. Hromisin of Pittston. He was deployed to Iraq in April of 2007 and seven weeks later was shot by a sniper. He suffers from permanent blindness, a severe traumatic brain injury and a seizure disorder. He was promoted to captain after his injury and received a Purple Heart, a Bronze Star, and the Army Commendation Medal.