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Downtown Fresno Veterans Day Parade route, details

Downtown Fresno Veterans Day Parade route, details

The City of Boston is holding its annual Veterans Day Parade Saturday and is advising drivers that the event might affect traffic downtown. The nine-year-old girl helped report on the parade and interviewed her friends. Instead, as put forth by Hardin County Veterans Services Officer C.D. Rickman, all local Vietnam War veterans have been collectively declared grand marshals.

For this Veterans Day, state lawmakers approved new benefits for our fellow Minnesotans that are now serving, and veterans with a service-related disability. The Civil Air Patrol will serve as the color guard.

The parade route will pass in front of Fresno City Hall on P Street and then turn to pass in front of the Veterans Memorial Museum on Fresno Street then will turn south on M Street.

There will be a ceremony near Mast General Store at 11 a.m. for attending veterans.

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The U.S. flag, Tennessee flag and each flag representing a branch of the military will be raised, led by retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col.

A traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial will be on display in Fayetteville for Veterans Day this weekend.

Halifax will also be holding a ceremony at 9 a.m.at Town Hall with speakers and wreaths being placed at nearby monuments. Following the ceremony, a luncheon for veterans is at East End United Methodist Church on the corner of East Main and Fairground Street.


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