BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Wall of Honor, located at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park, has inducted many veterans since it opened in September 2011.

On this July Fourth, it added five names to the list.

Timothy Sullivan, William Dibble, Myron "Mike" Hagen, Garold Seifert and Richard Petri -- all Western New York veterans -- were honored on Tuesday morning for their service to this country. Sullivan, Dibble and Petri accepted the honors themselves. Family members accepted honors on behalf of Hagen and Seifert.

Click the video player above to see how they were honored -- and what their message is for the public on this Independence Day holiday.