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Veterans’ Day Ceremony Draws Appreciative Crowd

Veterans’ Day Ceremony Draws Appreciative Crowd

Jim and Joni Adams of Oakdale stay shaded during the afternoon event. Jim, 90, served in the US Navy in the South Pacific from 1944 to 1946 during WWII.

POSTED November 16, 2016 10:17 a.m.
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Over 150 people came out to remember, honor and celebrate veterans on Friday, Nov. 11 at 1 p.m. at the Veterans Monument in Oakdale’s William A. Fish Veterans Park.

Hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2922, in cooperation with the City of Oakdale, the ceremony included various speakers honoring and remembering the service of local veterans, along with music and a special flag retirement ceremony conducted by the local Boy Scouts, A barbeque lunch donated by Sno-White Drive In and prepared by the VFW was served following the ceremony.

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