Cpl. Ronald Payne, Jr., saved his best friend before being killed in Afghanistan.
U.S. Rep. Scott Franklin spoke to a crowd of about 200 people.
86 Polk County military veterans took a one-day trip to Washington to visit the war memorials.
An annual breakfast, ceremony and parade will celebrate Lakeland’s veterans.
Event will be a one-stop shop to help veterans with health benefits, toxic exposure screenings, claims assistance and other services.