Sixteen WWII veterans presented with memorial coin in Mitchell

Some World War II veterans received public recognition, Friday. At the Moose Lodge in Mitchell, the state of South Dakota and Davison County presented sixteen area veterans with a World War II memorial coin and special certificate for their serivce. One of those veterans is E.J. Delancey.

"I thoght it was good to be recognized as a WWII veteran because we are slowly disappearing. It was a nice day of appreciation," E.J. Delancey said.

He plans to give the special coin to his daughter saying he knows she's pretty proud of him as a veteran, and more importantly, a dad.