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Veterans Day event

The Friends of the Veterans Monument will host the seventh annual Veterans Tribute in honor of the sacrifices and service of the men and women of the Armed Forces of the United States of America

The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at the El Dorado County Veterans Monument, 360 Fair Lane in Placerville.

Highlights of this year’s tribute include:

• A flight of T-6 aircraft will do a fly-by salute in the missing man formation in honor of those who have given their lives to preserve our freedoms

• Special guest speaker, former U.S.A.F. Major General Kathy E. Thomas

• Naval Aviator Lt. Commander Jake “Slim” Parsons is the nominee for the seventh annual El Dorado County-Veterans Monument Veteran of the Year Award

• Participation from local Cub and Boy Scout troops and the Marine Corps League

• The award of Friends of the Veterans Monument Scholarships

• The 20-member Foothills Women’s Chorus will sing the National Anthem

 

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