Mayor John Davis gives a speech during Military Appreciation Day in Swansboro, N.C., June 1. 2019. Swansboro's Military Appreciation Day has been celebrated annually since 2002. The even is hosted by Hammocks Beach State Park representatives and the Swansboro Chamber of Commerce's Military Affairs Committee. Several Marines from II MEF and Camp Lejeune were also presented at the event and displayed various pieces of military equipment. (