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November 15, 2013

Community, service members celebrate Veterans Day together

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Col. Lisa Price, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, served as guest speaker at the Veterans Day Ceremony Monday at Veterans’ Memorial Park. Price’s speech highlighted not only the history of the holiday but the importance active duty Soldiers and veterans have in the present and future.

 
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Cochise County Girl Scout Troops walk with signs thanking veterans during the 19th annual Veterans Day Parade Monday in Sierra Vista. Closely following the Girl Scouts in the parade order were the Cochise District Boy Scouts of America.

 
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The 501st Legion Dune Sea Garrison Arizona Chapter marches down Fry Boulevard in “Star Wars” costumes during the Veterans Day Parade Monday in Sierra Vista. The Lucasfilm-approved costume club received head-turning attention from spectators and was perhaps the most unique organization to participate in the parade.

 
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From left, Congressman Ron Barber, Arizona District 2; Sgt. 1st Class Michael Dawley, Company A, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Huachuca noncommissioned officer of the year and Sgt. Audie Murphy Club president; Rick Mueller, mayor of Sierra Vista; retired Air Force Col. Gene Fenstermacher, Sierra Vista Area Veterans Council veteran of the year and parade grand marshal; and Col. Lisa Price, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and ceremony guest speaker participate in the cake cutting at the Veterans Day Ceremony Monday at Veterans’ Memorial Park. The cake was presented to audience members at the inclusion of the ceremony.

 
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The Buena High School Marching Colts perform upbeat, patriotic songs at the start of the 19th Annual Veterans Day Parade Monday in Sierra Vista. Other school marching bands participating in the parade included Colonel Smith Middle School Panther Marching Band and the Joyce Clark Middle School Marching Band from the Sierra Vista School District.

 
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The Buena High School Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps marches in the 19th Annual Veterans Day Parade Monday in Sierra Vista. The students were one of 54 organizations to participate in the parade this year. Thousands of area residents came out to see the parade and celebrate and honor veterans.




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