90-Year-Old WWII Vet and RB Resident Receives Recognition

Volunteers and staff from LightBridge Hospice and Palliative Care gathered at military veteran Wilmer Norton's home to recognize his military services.

Volunteers and staff from LightBridge Hospice and Palliative Care honored 90-year-old World War II Veteran, Wilmer Norton.

A ceremony with Norton's family and friends recognized his military service on Thursday, Feb. 28 in his home in Rancho Bernardo.

Norton served as a Lieutenant Commander and Navy aviator in the south Pacific region.

Marine Reservist and volunteer, Mike Contee, presented Norton with a plaque and We Honor Veterans pin.

The ceremony is part of the We Honor Veterans program initiated by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs. 

We Honor Vetarans promotes Veteran-centric educational activities, increase organizational capacity to serve Veterans, support development of strategic partnerships, increase access and improve quality.


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