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Veterans honored at Avenue of Flags

Great Bend community, young and old, observe Veterans Day

Following the presentation of colors by the Veterans Service Organizations Color Guard, Terry Young led the Pledge of Allegiance at the 2017 Veterans Day Memorial Service at Great Bend’s Veterans Memorial Park.

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Despite the cold and misty weather, community members began to gather at Veterans Memorial Park in Great Bend Saturday morning for the annual Veteran’s Day Memorial Service at the Avenue of Flags. Members of the various veterans service organizations in the area assembled for the presentation of colors as buses transporting the Great Bend High School marching band arrived. A proud father spoke of his son who would present Taps that day. Young children bundled in jackets seemed to understand it was a time for quiet reflection rather than exuberant play.


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