World War II vets honored at Capitol

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – The community came together today to honor the military service of two men from Ionia.

Both Roscoe Hires and Don Eckman were awarded Purple Hearts while serving in World War II.

A special ceremony was held as lawmakers in Lansing presented the men with plaques to display their honors.

6 News photojournalist Connor Wilton was there to capture the celebration.

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