Parades and other tributes honoring veterans are planned across Alabama on the national holiday for Veterans Day.
Gov. Robert Bentley will speak at Tuscaloosa's Veterans Memorial Park at 8:30 a.m. Monday.
Birmingham's World Peace Luncheon is set for 11 a.m. Monday at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center, followed by a parade at 1:30 p.m.
Huntsville's parade kicks off at 11 a.m. with the theme of "Courage, Sacrifice and Duty." Montgomery's observance includes a concert by the Capitol Sounds on the state Capitol steps at 10 a.m., followed by a parade downtown at 11 a.m.
Mobile's parade is at 10 a.m. The Mobile Pops will perform a patriotic concert at 7 p.m. at the USS Alabama Battleship Park.
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