HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The City of Hattiesburg hosted their annual Veterans' Day Parade and ceremony to commemorate veterans.
The parade started at 10 a.m. Friday at the Hardy Street Baptist Church and ended at the Veterans' Memorial Park where they began their Veterans' Day Ceremony.
Keynote speaker at the ceremony was Colonel Bobby Ginn, who has been commander for Camp Shelby for 5 months and worked with the Camp Shelby for 25 years.
14th congressional district Representative Steven Palazzo also gave a speech during the ceremony.
The 2017 Veteran of the Year award was given to Patricia Thompson who was a construction engineer in the military.