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	Tulsa Veterans Day Parade 2017

Evansville commemorated the day with a parade filled with hundreds of veterans, ROTC groups and of course alot of red white and blue.

American flags will be placed along the parade route and Elkins Mayor Van Broughton plans to greet veterans at the end of the parade.

Hallett said he always enjoys going to the parade and meeting others who have served in the military. Tulsa's annual parade is the largest in the region and one of the largest in the nation. Lauren Daniels is in that class; and Veterans Day holds a special meaning for her. Lauren's parents and grandparents are veterans.

Terry and Pamela Romey said it was their first Veterans Day in Fresno after moving from Las Vegas. "I read about the parade online and how it was the first one in a long time, and we chose to come down and show respect".

"Lawrence loves parades", he said.

The Grand Marshall for this year's parade is Bill Grisez, a World War II POW who flew with the 82nd Airborne.

Joe Bryant, 74, of North Hollywood is a U.S. Navy petty officer third class veteran who watched the parade near the start.

"Maybe we should go back to the draft", said Bryant, adding it could be for males and females. "Enemies too get killed".

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