State and local leaders honor veterans at WWII Memorial

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State and local leaders gathered in Bridgeport Sunday for a Veterans Day ceremony at the World War II Memorial.

Former Fire Chief Brian Rooney was honored for his service on the historic anniversary of the end of World War I.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal says that no matter where veterans served, the federal government needs to serve them better.

Matthew Cuminotto Jr., a 72-year-old veteran, says he wasn't always accepted and was treated like a bad guy when he came home from Vietnam.

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