PHOTO GALLERY - Celebrating Veterans Day

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After yelling out "Hey Navy" during the middle of the Veterans Day parade down Main Street, Donna Rose is greeted with a big hug and handshake from Army veteran Jim Willard who rushed over from the middle of the street to say hi. Rose, who's husband served in the Navy for 27-years and 11-months, said it was the highlight of the parade to receive a hug from such a, "handsome young man."

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Boy Scouts from local Troop 305 salute an American flag placed on Main Street to say the Pledge of Allegiance Thursday morning in honor of Veterans Day. The Boy Scouts had just finished placing flags downtown with the local AMVETS post and several extra flags still hung in the back of the AMVETS' trailer.

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An American flag on each of their shoulders, friends (from left to right) Johnpaul Sharkey, 13, Cameron Peters, 11, and Gustavo Reeze, 13, talk while walking Alder Street looking to place flags in each block in honor of Veterans Day. The boys, from local Boy Scouts Troop 305, spent the dawn placing flags downtown with the local AMVETS chapter.

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Robert Glassley walks Main Street Thursday morning placing American flags with Boy Scouts of America Troop 305 and the Jonathan M. Wainwright AmVets Post in honor of Veteran's Day.

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Hanging on in the back of a trailer, AMVETS member Larry Cunnington passes out American flags to Boy Scouts from Troop 305 during posting of flags downtown in honor of Veterans Day.

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After yelling out "Hey Navy" during the middle of the Veterans Day parade down Main Street, Donna Rose is greeted with a big hug from Army veteran Jim Willard who rushed over from the middle of the street to say hi. Rose, who's husband served in the Navy for 27-years and 11-months, said it was the highlight of the parade to receive a hug from such a, "handsome young man."

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Red and white stripes wave down, framing Veteran's Day parade-goer Alessandra Ramirez holding a large sign that reads: "Thank you! We love out Veterans."

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Numerous red, white and blue scrunchies holding her ponytail in place, a woman stands as the colors pass to kick-off the Veteran's Day parade downtown.

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Wa-Hi Jr. ROTC members stand with the colors before the start of the Veteran's Day Parade down Main Street Thursday morning.

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Veteran's Day parade marshal Don R. Hayes laughs with driver Michelle Warren as the two wait for the parade to start in front of the Walla Walla County Courthouse on Main Street Thursday morning.

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An American flag curls behind his shoulder while William Ahler, 3, holds his hands up to his ears as the Walla Walla High School marching band marches past during the Veteran's Day parade on Main Street Thursday, November 11, 2010 in Walla Walla, Washington.

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A 21-gun salute kicks-off the 2010 Veteran's Day parade down Main Street Thursday morning.

After yelling out "Hey Navy" during the middle of the Veterans Day parade down Main Street, Donna Rose is greeted with a big hug and handshake from Army veteran Jim Willard who rushed over from the middle of the street to say hi. Rose, who's husband served in the Navy for 27-years and 11-months, said it was the highlight of the parade to receive a hug from such a, "handsome young man."

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