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City pays tribute to its veterans with program, concert on Friday

Redmond is home for close to 400 military veterans, and the city will hold a Veterans Day program and concert at 1 p.m. today at the Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. The public is invited.

These men and women represent all eras of military service including World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, the first Gulf War and the current battles in Afghanistan and Iraq. They have worn the uniform of the U.S. Army, Air force, Navy, Marines, as well as the U.S. Coast Guard and Merchant Marines. Together, they have served in war-time and in peace-time, in the National Guard and the enlisted military inside the U.S. borders and abroad.

 

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