Vietnam veteran Joseph Somerville, 66, of Cleveland, attended today's Veterans Day parade in downtown Cleveland because, as he said, "It's important to show respect to all veterans".
This is the first Veteran's Day Parade to be held in Lubbock that will honor West Texas Veterans and Military Families on Saturday, November 12, 2016!
Now, 97 years later, communities across the nation are still gathering to honor all Americans who have served their country during war time.
"I feel honored to represent those who served and didn't make it back", says Kelly.
"I hope that every Nashvillian will come out by either participates by either cheering our veterans on as they walk through the parade".
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On Friday, she and her friends celebrated six years of watching their husbands march in the Las Vegas Veterans Day Parade.
He said the country is beginning to understand this, adding that is why President Barack Obama signed a proclamation for the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. "It means a lot to me", he said.
Many are looking to the future, so that the next generation doesn't forget that freedom doesn't come free. The ceremony will end with a wreath laying at the Eternal Light Monument at 11 a.m.
McDaniel pointed out how the day's activities are by far a team event. D'Antonio said federal grants could offset some of the costs, and we should certainly pursue whatever is available.
Stephanie Clark said, "thank you" to military members.