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Veterans honored with parade; Vet Day ceremonies set for Saturday too

12 November 2017, 01:57 | Rufus Hill

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Rally Parade Meals Honor Veterans’ Service

Gen. Robert J. Skinner, deputy commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, was the other grand marshal. He said veterans come from all over southern Colorado to participate in the parade.

Parade entries include the Knights of Columbus color guard, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Daughters of the American Revolution, veterans and their families, veterans' wives and widows.

The ceremony, which is open to the public without charge, is sponsored by the Virginia War Memorial, a division of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, in partnership with the Richmond Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities.

After the parade ended, Lauren and her class sang "God Bless the U.S.A." for the Local 6 crew. Guest speaker will be Alice Kraatz, 12, who initiated the effort to include MI with other states that have a Vietnam Veterans Day. Div. Soldier. "It does make a difference seeing that type of support, especially from active-duty service members".

The program will honor the almost 12,000 Virginia men and women who have gave their lives in service to the nation since World War II.

Marshfield's parade will begin at 10:30 a.m.at Library Plaza and pass Town Hall before ending at Veterans Memorial Park for an 11 a.m. ceremony. It will start at Fourth and Butler Streets and conclude on Front street at the Veterans Memorial in East Muskingum Park. A parade will begin at 10:45 a.m.at the corner of Lincoln Way and Cleveland Street and will proceed down Lincoln Way.



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