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Oregon National Guardsmen participate in Veterans Day events (Photo) - 11/11/19

SALEM, Ore. - Members of the Oregon National Guard participated in Veterans Day ceremonies and special events around the State of Oregon, honoring the service of military veterans of the armed forces, Nov. 11, 2019. 

PHOTO CAPTIONS:

191111-Z-CM403: Oregon Army National Guard Col. Alan Gronewold, Director of Aviation and Safety for the Oregon National Guard, delivers remarks to veterans and guest attending the Vietnams Day ceremony held at the Vietnam Era Veterans Memorial, Canby, Ore., Nov. 11, 2019. Gronewold served as the guest speaker for the ceremony. (National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Perkins, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

191111-Z-CM403-170: Two U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle fighter jets, assigned to the 142nd Fighter Wing base at the Portland Air National Guard Base, perform a Veterans Day ceremonial flyover at the Vietnam Era Veterans Memorial, Canby, Ore., Nov. 11, 2019. (National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Perkins, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

191111-Z-LM216-001: Veterans, and members of Mt. Angel American Legion Post #89 color guard post the colors during a Veterans Day celebration hosted by post #89, Mt. Angel, Ore., Nov. 11, 2019. Veterans Day began 100 years ago as "Armistice Day" on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. (National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Zach Holden, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

191111-Z-LM216-002: Veterans observe as the colors are posted during a Veterans Day celebration hosted by the Mt. Angel American Legion post #89, Mt. Angel, Ore., Nov. 11, 2019. Veterans Day began 100 years ago as "Armistice Day" on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. (National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Zach Holden, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

191111-Z-LM216-003: Oregon Air National Guard Lt. Col James E. McDonald (left), deputy director of the Oregon National Guard's State Partnership Program, speaks with Col. (ret.) William Mercer Harris IV, during a Veterans Day celebration hosted by the Mt. Angel American Legion post #89, Mt. Angel, Ore., Nov. 11, 2019. Mercer, a veteran with 40 years of service, started flying bombers with the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II, and later flew fighter jets with the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. (National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Zach Holden, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

191111-Z-PL933-002: Oregon National Guard Full-time Support Chaplain, Maj. Cody Roach, leads a crowd of gathered veterans, family members and others during the traditional moment of silence and playing of taps during the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs ceremonial wreath laying on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2019. (National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason van Mourik, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

191111-Z-PL933-003: Oregon National Guard Full-time Support Chaplain, Maj. Cody Roach, leads a crowd of gathered veterans, family members and others during the traditional moment of silence and playing of taps during the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs ceremonial wreath laying on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2019. (National Guard photo by, Tech. Sgt. Jason van Mourik, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

191111-Z-AJ128-1001: 2nd Battalion, 218th Field Artillery, Oregon Army National Guard perform a gun salute during the Albany Veterans Day Memorial Service at Timber-Linn Park on Nov. 11, 2019. The Service consisted of guest speakers; Albany Mayor Sharon Konopa and Oregon Army National Guard Col. Karl Pond, laying of the Gold Star and POW/MIA wreaths, and a detachment of "Oregon's Own" 234th Band Army National Guard playing all the military service songs. (National Guard photo by Maj. W. Chris Clyne, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

191111-Z-AJ128-1002: A Color Guard team and members of the Oregon Army National Guard assemble and stand ready to participate and march in the Albany Veterans Day Parade in Albany, Ore., Nov. 11, 2019. The Parade is largest Veterans Day Parade ‘West of the Mississippi River,’ and the third largest in the country. The first Albany Veterans Parade stated in 1951 and the Oregon National Guard has been a part a central part from the beginning. (National Guard photo by Maj. W. Chris Clyne, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

191111-Z-AJ128-1003: A team member of the 102nd Civil Support Team (WMD) Oregon National Guard “High-Fives” many of the spectators watching the Albany Veterans Day Parade, Albany, Ore., Nov. 11, 2019. The mission of the 102nd Civil Support Team is to support civil authorities at domestic chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) incident sites by identifying, assessing, advising and assisting during incidents involving the intentional or unintentional release of CBRNE. (National Guard photo by Maj. W. Chris Clyne, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

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