Retired Maj. Gen. Cleave McBean of St. Thomas, retired Command Sgt. Maj. Charles David of St. Croix and retired Staff Sgt. Elvis Lewis of St. John will be honored during Veterans Day observances that start Sunday on St. John.

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr., meanwhile, is encouraging residents to show their appreciation by attending Veterans Day parades scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Cruz Bay, 9 a.m. Monday in Frederiksted, St. Croix, and at 3 p.m. Monday on Veterans Drive on St. Thomas.

— Contact Brandy Brookes at 340-714-9131 or email