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The Tri-Town parade which includes Rockland, Whitman, and Abington kicks off tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. on Union St.in Rockland and will go through Rockland Center before ending at Rockland Plaza on Route 123.

- The Parkersburg Veterans Day program will begin with a parade at 10 a.m. Speeches will follow the wreath-laying ceremony. Guest speaker will be Alice Kraatz, 12, who initiated the effort to include MI with other states that have a Vietnam Veterans Day.

WESTBROOK: A Veterans Day ceremony will be held at Stroudwater Lodge, 116 Landing Road, starting at 10 a.m.


The event will begin with a naturalization ceremony where U.S. District Judge Xavier Rodriguez will administer the citizenship oath to 11 active duty service members and their spouses. Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph R. Menard, a combat engineer, will be the keynote speaker, discussing the contributions of Army engineers during war and peace.

Washington honored local veterans on Friday night with a parade through Downtown Washington, and a special recognition at the Daviess County Museum on Friday afternoon. A brief memorial ceremony will take place immediately following the parade, in Folsom City Lions Park at the Veterans Memorial.

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.

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