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Hattiesburg hosts annual Veterans Day celebration

Hattiesburg hosted their annual Veterans Day Parade Friday. Source: WDAM Hattiesburg hosted their annual Veterans Day Parade Friday. Source: WDAM
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

The men and women who serve in the nation's armed forces were honored during an annual celebration in Hattiesburg Friday morning.

The Hattiesburg Veterans Committee hosted a 34th annual Veterans Day program at Veterans Memorial Park.

During the event, retired Hattiesburg fire chief and veteran George Herrington was named Veteran of the Year.

The event was preceded by a large parade along Hardy Street, featuring military vehicles, marching bands and several veterans organizations.

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