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Friday, November 11, 2011

Roseburg Veterans Day Parade

A patriotic dog marches in the annual Veterans Day Parade in downtown Roseburg, Ore., on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. The parade is billed as the second largest Veterans Day Parade in Oregon. Veterans Day, formally  Armistice Day, is an annual holiday honoring veterans.  The day marks the date of the signing of the armistice which ended World War I on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. 

Korean War vet BOB FISCHER waits for the start of the annual Veterans Day Parade in downtown Roseburg.

Children wave flags as members of the Patriot Guard ride past during the parade.

Women from the World War II American Women Veterans Association take part in the annual Veterans Day Parade.

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