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Korean War Veteran Honored

Army Veteran Maynard Young, of Newport, was recently honored for his military service. His grandson, Steve Young, Jr., left, and son, Steve Young,  attended the ceremony at his home. Cathy Raymond photograph

Army Veteran Maynard Young, of Newport, was recently honored for his military service. His grandson, Steve Young, Jr., left, and son, Steve Young, attended the ceremony at his home. Cathy Raymond photograph

Newport — Maynard Young, of Newport,was honored earlier this month for his military service.

The ceremony was part of the Lake Sunapee Region Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice “We Honor Veterans” program. His grandson, Steve Young Jr., and son, Steve Young, attended the ceremony at his Newport home. An Army veteran, Young served in the Korean War and received the Combat Infantry Badge. At the ceremony, the retired railroad worker shared few details of his experiences, but said he is proud to have served. “I am lucky to be here, that’s all I can say.” — Staff report