Boy Scout Troop 60, Mountain Top, joined in The National Salute to Veterans Program on Feb. 10 at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre. The scouts listened to keynote speaker Llewellyn Dryfoos, a former captain in the U.S. Army, talk about the importance of veterans. The scouts were able to spend time with the veterans while escorting them to the program and enjoyed a meal with them after the program. Others in attendance included the BPO Elks of Hazleton and Air Force ROTC 752nd Cadet Wing from Wilkes-University. At the event, from left, first row, are Michael Bafunno, Nathan Dopp, Josh Foust, Zach Erwine, John Gentilesco and Matthew Wascavage. Second row: Don Havard; Gail Ziegler, chief of voluntary service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Vince Gentilesco; Ben Koshinski; David Havard; Christian Koshinski; and Patti Wascavage, scout master.