A Veterans Day ceremony was held yesterday in Ridgefield by American Legion Post 78, the Marine Veterans of Fairfield County and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. The commemoration took place at the Lounsbury House Veterans Memorial Garden. The keynote speaker was Ridgefield Police Officer Matthew Seibert. He enlisted in the UConn Army ROTC in 2008 and was commissioned in the Connecticut Army National Guard in May of 2012. He was deployed to Afghanistan in 2015 in support of Operation RESOLUTE SUPPORT with the 143rd Regional Support Group as the Battle Captain for the Theatre Headquarters’ Base Defense Operation Center. Seibert joined the Ridgefield Police Department in 2013, has received specialized training in Crisis Intervention and has been previously assigned to the Detective Bureau.