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Charleston's Veterans Day Parade Pays Tribute To Those Who Have Served

Reported by: Send eMail Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Also Contributing: Heath Harrison
Reported: Nov. 7, 2013 8:41 PM EST
Updated: Nov. 11, 2013 12:45 PM EST

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Veterans Day Parade
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Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia

Veterans were paid tribute to on Monday in the capital city with an annual parade that featured 10 West Virginia Rosie the Riveters riding along the route.

The Charleston Veterans Day Parade began Monday and drew an estimated 1,500 participants.

As part of the occasion, the West Virginia Gold Star Mothers were honored, with the Rosie the Riveters riding along the parade route.

John Brawley Post 20 of the American Legion organized the parade, as it has been doing for the past 72 years.




Charleston’s Veterans Day Parade is set for Monday.

The playing of the National Anthem is scheduled for 9:56 a.m., and the start of the parade is set for 10 a.m. at the corner of Leon Sullivan Way and Kanawha Boulevard.

The parade’s route will take it up Leon Sullivan Way before heading west on Quarrier Street to Court Street. The parade will go down Court Street to the Boulevard and head east, ending at the corner with Capital Street.

As it has been for the past 72 years, this year’s parade is organized by John Brawley Post 20 of the American Legion. Participants will range in age from a 4-year-old to a 91-year-old veteran.

The West Virginia Gold Star Mothers will be honored in this year’s parade. Ten West Virginia Rosie the Riveters will also ride along the route.

Organizers expect up to 1,500 people to participate.



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