Our Veterans

This is the second post of a Veterans Parade. This one at the Grand Island Veterans Home, in which, Vets were brought out of their residences to watch as the parade. Veterans here in central Nebraska get a lot of recognition for their sacrifices as well as they should.

Alex Xiloj Lopez, a seventh-grader at Walnut Middle School, waves flags in the air while walking in the Veterans Parade along Old Glory Road at the Grand Island Veterans Home.

Alex Xiloj Lopez, a seventh-grader at Walnut Middle School, waves flags in the air while walking in the Veterans Parade along Old Glory Road at the Grand Island Veterans Home.

Naval Vietnam Veteran Bob LaBart claps while watching the Veterans Parade along Old Glory Road at the Grand Island Veterans Home.

Naval Vietnam Veteran Bob LaBart claps while watching the Veterans Parade along Old Glory Road at the Grand Island Veterans Home.

Trina Sanders, widow of veteran Bill Sanders stands next to a flag while watching the Veterans Parade at the Grand Island Veterans Home.

Trina Sanders, widow of veteran Bill Sanders stands next to a flag while watching the Veterans Parade at the Grand Island Veterans Home.

Major Chuck Yockey with The Salvation Army Western Division gives high fives along American Ave. during the Veterans Parade at the Grand Island Veterans Home.

Major Chuck Yockey with The Salvation Army Western Division gives high fives along American Ave. during the Veterans Parade at the Grand Island Veterans Home.

Makayla Aguilar and Aarliz Acosta hold a sign thanking veterans during a Veterans Parade at the Grand Island Veterans Home Wednesday. (Independent/Andrew Carpenean)

Makayla Aguilar and Aarliz Acosta hold a sign thanking veterans during a Veterans Parade at the Grand Island Veterans Home.

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