Road closures planned for Victorville Veterans Day Parade

A meal will be provided for veterans following the ceremony at Brickhouse Restaurant.

As Americans around the country prepare to honor those who served the country on Veterans Day, ground has been broken locally on a project that aims to honor our nation's veterans every day of the year. The free breakfast, which is from 10 a.m., is co-sponsored by Commissioner Murray McKeithan and Mayor-elect Edward Henderson, both of whom are veterans.

This year's Honorary Grand Marshal is Wini Carter. In that capacity he was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge and the Bronze Star for heroic or meritorious achievement in action. The procession goes east on South Street, turns north on Atlantic Avenue and heads to Harding Street, ending at Houghton Park, where Vets Fest - and the new Veterans Valor Plaza - is located. He later authored "Black Warriors: The Buffalo Soldiers of World War II", recounting some of his experiences.

On Veterans Day itself, all veterans are invited to get a free meal at Hula's Restaurant on Jackson Avenue, anytime during regular business hours, 8 a.m.to 9 p.m. on Saturday. She grew up on welfare in NY. She worked patrol, women's jail and as a secretary taking and transcribing dictation from police officers.

The Omaha Parks and Recreation Department held its Second Annual Veterans Shine On lighting ceremony on Wednesday evening, which was well attended by veterans, their families, and those that just wanted to say thank-you.

On Saturday, Veterans Day, the town of Pembroke and the Pembroke Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter will hold its annual Veterans Day Parade.

American Legion Post 3 in Salem will host a Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pinning Ceremony at 7 p.m. Monday.

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