In-Depth: The importance of Veterans Day

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Eyewitness News Analyst Lt. Gen. Reginald Centracchio joined us in studio Friday to discuss the importance of Veterans Day and how it’s changed positively over the years.

With a new administration coming into the White House, the general also said he’s hoping for more coalition help from the Middle East and a detailed plan on combating terrorism.

centracchioEyewitness News Analyst, Lt. Gen. Reginald Centracchio (ret.) served as Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Commanding General of the Rhode Island National Guard from 1995 until his retirement in 2005. During his tenure, he served as Director of the Rhode Island Emergency Managment Agency and as Rhode Island Homeland Security Advisor – becoming the first Adjutant General to hold all three positions simultaneously.