San Jose's Veterans Day Parade will take place on Saturday, starting from the Highway 87 overpass at Santa Clara Street and go along Market Street to San Carlos Street. Mayor Jake Windham spoke during the ceremony.
The parade starts at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Members of local veterans organizations and supporters walked along the parade route while thousands of spectators lined Civic Center Park and nearby streets to show respect and honor for our veterans.
The Kenosha Area Vietnam Veterans are gathering at noon in Library Park, 711 59th Place, for a ceremony.
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Veterans Day has been a national holiday since 1938, and it is recognized every November 11th.
In honor of Veterans Day, the Colorado Fallen Heroes Memorial Fund will honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
According to history.com, Veterans Day originated as Armistice Day on November 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and November 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938.
Veterans Day will be marked in San Antonio with a ceremony, a concert and a downtown parade. Another ceremony will be held at the American Legion Hall on the corner of High and Middle streets, followed by a free lunch sponsored by the American Legion and prepared by the Legion Auxiliary.
Westminster Presbyterian Church will salute veterans during its 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday with the South Knox marching band, directed by Joyce Kim Rohrer.