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Veterans Day Schedule

- American Legion Post 157 and the VFW Post 3817 Honor Guard will salute veterans at 11 a.m. at the monument on Fourth Street Northwest in downtown East Grand Forks.

- American Legion Post 157 and the VFW Post 3817 Honor Guard will salute veterans at 11 a.m. at the monument on Fourth Street Northwest in downtown East Grand Forks.

- American Legion Post 6, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 2 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1874 will honor veterans at 11 a.m. in front of the Grand Forks County Courthouse, 124 S. Fourth St. Inclement weather will move the ceremony across the street inside the County Office Building foyer. The guest speaker is Brig. Gen. Alan Palmer, Chief of Staff for the North Dakota Air National Guard. The ceremony is open to the public. A lunch will follow the ceremony on the sixth floor of the County Office Building.

- The University of Minnesota-Crookston will honor veterans at 8 a.m. with a flag ceremony on the Campus Mall. A wreath also will be placed at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial at the campus entrance. An honor guard from the U.S. Air Force ROTC Det. 610 from UND also will participate. Refreshments will follow.

At 4 p.m., the UMC Veterans Club will host Stuart Bass, a naval aviator in World War II, in Kiehle Auditorium. Bass fought in the Pacific and was awarded the Navy Cross, the second-highest combat decoration our nation awards, for valor in action while flying a TBM Avenger torpedo bomber. He will discuss the carrier war, operations in the Pacific, and what it was like to fly the TBM. Everyone is welcome.

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