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Veterans Day 2015

On Sunday, November 8, 2015, the Town of Tazewell held its fourth annual Veterans Day parade. Mayor Donald Buchanan welcomed the hundreds in attendance:

Jerry McReynolds, a Veteran who also serves on the Town Council and manages the Tazewell County Airport, invited all Veterans to gather at the Main Street United Methodist Church after the program for a dinner in their honor:

Guest speaker Corporal T.J. Bruckner shared how important military service is to him and the honor:

The Green T’s, under direction from THS Choir Director Randy Cordle, beautifully performed the national anthem for the Veterans:

And, Gordon Bowers gave the crowd a thrill with another flyover this year in his 1955 T-28 Trojan trainer:

Second flyover:

Flyover finale:

Thanks to the wonderful Veterans Day parade committee who worked incredibly hard to make this day a success for our Veterans!

And their youngest member, Miss Macie –

 

Scenes from the parade (full slideshow here):