On Saturday, May 20th, the City of DeRidder will host the 2017 Veterans' Brunch at the War Memorial Civic Center. The brunch is free and open to all veterans, active duty military and their families. This year's brunch entitled, "Voices of Valor: Veteran accounts of service and training from WWII to Present Day," will feature a Q&A panel of local veterans. The panel will bring to light how the military has changed and adapted over the years. After the panel concludes, Mike Reese with Fort Polk Progress will give a brief presentation on the future of Fort Polk. The program will conclude with the Farewell to Arms presented by the Vietnam Veterans of America.