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      Vets celebrate with unveiling of memorial

      Albany-area vets partook in a breakfast celebration of Veteran's Day before heading to Veteran's Park for the unveiling of a World War II memorial.

      Former servicemen and women across Albany celebrated Veterans Day with a breakfast at the American Legion Post 30 on Gillionville Road.The breakfast, followed by a ceremony, allowed vets of all ages and service branches to come together and celebrate a day dedicated to their sacrifice and commitment to freedom.The breakfast preceded the unveiling of a new World War II memorial in Veteran TMs Park. The memorial will be the newest of several memorials dedicated to veterans around Albany. There are already memorials celebrating vets from World War I and Vietnam and plans are under way to construct a memorial for Korean War veterans as well.That is set to be unveiled sometime in the next year.