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Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for Sunday

Original post made on Oct 30, 2012

The Pleasanton-based Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 and American Legion Post 237 will host the 2012 Tri-Valley Veterans Day Parade on Sunday, exactly one week ahead of the day the country will celebrate Veterans Day this year. The annual event will feature military and veteran color guards, marching bands, horses, jeeps, Humvees and other military vehicles, and other patriotic units.
The parade will start at 1 p.m. Nov. 2, with the parade route starting at the Veterans Building on Old Bernal Road and continuing north to St. Mary Street. For more information, call David Ham at (925) 580-6661.

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Posted by Dave Ham
a resident of Livermore
on Oct 30, 2012 at 8:38 am

Slight correction, The parade is on Sunday November 4th. Bring the kids to see the Star Wars entry, including Darth Vader. The will be 3 fly overs . Two jets at 1 pm, a Huey Helicopter at 1:30 and a Coast Guard Dolphin at 1:45. Bring a Toy for Tots unwrapped gift. See you there.

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Posted by Dave Ham
a resident of Livermore
on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:33 am

We also have Purple Heart Lapels pins for the first 100 veterans that identify themselves as Purple Heart recipients. In addition those with ” Purple Hearts” can ride in special vehicles that we have set aside for them, in the parade. Hope to see you there

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Posted by Patrice
a resident of Livermore
on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:07 pm

We have participated in this parade, hail, rain or shine, for 9 years. It is so good to feel the appreciation of the community for our active military and our veterans of all ages, all wars. When our loved ones are deployed and we are walking in the parade, representing them- the community support means even more. The parade becomes a little grander each year. The three flyovers this year- very cool! Please come down to Main Street and wave and cheer for our veterans.
Pat Frizzell, Pleasanton Military Families

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