Veterans Day parade at 9 Friday

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 10, 2016

Andalusia and Covington County will celebrate Veterans Day, Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, with a parade to honor veterans and POW/MIAs. Veterans are asked to arrive at the Andalusia High School stadium at 8:30 a.m. The parade will begin at 9 a.m. and end at the Covington County Veterans Memorial.

1110-speaker-eric-mannFloats will represent five of the wars which local veterans have fought including: World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Cold War Era, Desert Shield/Desert Storm War, Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom War, World War I veterans will be recognized with a banner on an antique car.

An official ceremony will follow at the Covington County Veterans Memorial, located behind Andalusia City Hall. CMDCM (AW) Eric Mann will be featured as the event’s guest speaker.

The event is sponsored by the City of Andalusia and the Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce.