Newport News restaurant reserves seats, sets out cold beer for fallen vets

Photo courtesy Amy Swofford
Photo courtesy Amy Swofford

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A Newport News restaurant and bar honored veterans in a special way Friday.

Employees of the Fuddruckers Deluxe Bar and Grill on Hornsby Lane reserved seats at the bar and set out a cold beer in memory of the fallen on Veterans Day.

Photos: Newport News bar honors vets

Bartenders, along with General Manager Krysta Blanchard and Associate Manager Amy Swofford, also laid out letters, handwritten on napkins and personalized by loved ones.

Some of the notes had messages like the one below, which reads, “May God hold you tight in his arms.”

Photo courtesy Amy Swofford
Photo courtesy Amy Swofford