Salutes & Awards

November 15, 2012

Veterans remembered, celebrated in Sierra Vista on Monday

Tom Sickels, retired Navy (left), and Leo Pimple, retired Army, talk after the Veterans Day parade while waiting for the ceremony to begin at Veterans’ Memorial Park on Monday. “It is important just to remind the veterans that the country appreciates what they are doing, what they have done in the past and lets the kids know our history,” Sickels said.

 

Members from all branches of service gathered at Veterans’ Memorial Park Monday after the parade ended. The different services were all represented in the parade.

 

From left, Maj. Gen. Gregg Potter, commander, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca; Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Staff Sgt. John Batemon; Grand Marshal of the parade, retired Col. Bob White; Soldier of the Year, Spc. Jacob Stockman; and Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller cut a cake in celebration of Veterans Day while at Veterans’ Memorial Park on Monday.

 
 
 
 

Members of B Troop 4th Cavalry Regiment (Memorial) raise their sabers during the Veterans Day parade in Sierra Vista on Monday. The group stopped in front of the VIP viewing area to present arms.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

From left, Megan Manwaring, 9, Emily Bunker, 7, and Chelsea Luie, 8, show their patriotic spirit while waiting for the Veterans Day parade to start Monday morning. “I am excited for it,” Bunker said whose brother was marching in the parade.

 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Girl Scouts of the USA, Cochise County Service Units, carry a large thank-you banner down Fry Boulevard during the Veterans Day parade on Monday morning. Thousands of spectators lined the street to watch the parade.




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