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Roswell salutes nation’s veterans

November 11, 2012 • Local News


The Legion Riders head toward NMMI during the Veterans Day Parade, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo

Emotions and winds were high Saturday during the city and county’s Veterans Day Parade, which honored U.S. military personnel of all ranks and branches.

Residents, veterans and city officials gathered at the War Memorial as Rep. Bob Wooley said the parade was a time to “pay tribute to those we have lost, say a prayer for those currently fighting and honor those who have served.”

City Councilor Steven Henderson read a proclamation stating that Nov. 5 through Nov. 11 marked “Veterans Week” in the city of Roswell, giving residents the “opportunity to honor veterans for the sacrifices they have made for our country.”

The parade proceeded north on Main Street to Login to read more

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