Veterans Day Parades Set in Alabama Cities

Nov 12, 2012

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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