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Photo provided by Sandra Cavalier -- Foster grandparents Ella Harlan, left, and Isiah Martin were presented and pinned with the National Veteran Corps pin at a pinning ceremony on Nov. 11 in Hammond.

Foster grandparent volunteers Ella Harlan and Isiah Martin were honored at the Veteran Corps pinning ceremony on Nov. 11.

Harlan and Martin both served in the U.S. Army. Nearly 1,000 volunteer sites have veterans serving with Senior Corps.

Harlan serves at the Hammond Head Start Center, and Martin serves at Options Inc. in Hammond.

Martin has served more than 19,000 hours during his 18 years as a foster grandparent volunteer.