Dozens gathered at Veterans Park on Salem Common Sunday for the annual ceremony marking Veterans Day in Salem.
Numerous local veterans organizations were present Sunday in the ceremony that lasted about one hour.
Several local businesses and groups were awarded for their work within the veterans community, including On Call International, the 5th Grade class of 2011 at Fisk Elementary School, Air Planning, LLC, Husson Motors and Tuscan Kitchen.
The guest speaker Sunday was Ret. U.S. Coast Gaurd Lt. Joseph Stafford, a Salem resident.