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Dean Scheid, Warren Cotty, Howard Tessler and Robert Paul

Longboat Key honors its veterans

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Dean Scheid, Warren Cotty, Howard Tessler and Robert Paul

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Barbara Rowe and Chet Chmielewski, who both served in the Army

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Barbara Rowe and Chet Chmielewski, who both served in the Army

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Larry Steagall, Larry Bateman, Richard Cyr, Jim Fox, Bob Mazurek and Tom Reese

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Larry Steagall, Larry Bateman, Richard Cyr, Jim Fox, Bob Mazurek and Tom Reese

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Joe Klemm and Walter Cox, who both served in the Army

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Joe Klemm and Walter Cox, who both served in the Army

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U.S. Army veterans Tom Finnegan and Mel Norman with U.S. Navy veteran Clancy Schueppert

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

U.S. Army veterans Tom Finnegan and Mel Norman with U.S. Navy veteran Clancy Schueppert

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Betty and Ed Burton with Sammy, Ed’s Southeastern Guide Dog

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Betty and Ed Burton with Sammy, Ed’s Southeastern Guide Dog

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Grand Marshal Harold Ronson, a U.S. Navy veteran

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Grand Marshal Harold Ronson, a U.S. Navy veteran

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Jake Pollack, Joe O’Rear and his daughter Ellen Borland

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Jake Pollack, Joe O’Rear and his daughter Ellen Borland

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A color guard led the third annual Veterans Day Parade following a Longboat Key Fire Department fire truck.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

A color guard led the third annual Veterans Day Parade following a Longboat Key Fire Department fire truck.

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Bobbi Johnson, Jo Ann Schwencke and Carole Strong support veterans and watch the Rotary Club of Longboat Key’s third annual Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Bobbi Johnson, Jo Ann Schwencke and Carole Strong support veterans and watch the Rotary Club of Longboat Key’s third annual Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11.

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Sandra Ceshker and Joanne Forch were decked out in red, white and blue for the Rotary Club of Longboat Key’s third annual Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Sandra Ceshker and Joanne Forch were decked out in red, white and blue for the Rotary Club of Longboat Key’s third annual Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11.

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Children wave to the crowd as they ride on a U.S. Coast Guard boat during the third annual Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Children wave to the crowd as they ride on a U.S. Coast Guard boat during the third annual Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade.

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The Booker High School Marching Band, the Whirlwind Brigade, performed during the third annual Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

The Booker High School Marching Band, the Whirlwind Brigade, performed during the third annual Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade.

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Flag twirlers from the Booker High School Marching Band performed during the third annual Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Flag twirlers from the Booker High School Marching Band performed during the third annual Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade.

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The Booker High School Marching Band, The Whirlwind Brigade, performed during the third annual Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

The Booker High School Marching Band, The Whirlwind Brigade, performed during the third annual Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade.

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The Booker High School Marching Band, The Whirlwind Brigade, performed during the third annual Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

The Booker High School Marching Band, The Whirlwind Brigade, performed during the third annual Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade.

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Grand Marshal Harold Ronson makes his way through the quarter-mile parade route.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Grand Marshal Harold Ronson makes his way through the quarter-mile parade route.

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Ed Burton with his wife, Betty, and Southeastern Guide Dog, Sammy, waves to the crowd during the third annual Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Ed Burton with his wife, Betty, and Southeastern Guide Dog, Sammy, waves to the crowd during the third annual Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade.

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Vietnam War era veterans make their way through the quarter-mile parade route.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Vietnam War era veterans make their way through the quarter-mile parade route.

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Vietnam War era veterans make their way through the quarter-mile parade route.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Vietnam War era veterans make their way through the quarter-mile parade route.

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Cold War era veterans make their way through the quarter-mile parade route.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Cold War era veterans make their way through the quarter-mile parade route.

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Korean War era veterans make their way through the quarter-mile parade route.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Korean War era veterans make their way through the quarter-mile parade route.

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Veterans wave to family, friends and bystanders during Longboat Key’s third annual Veterans Day Parade.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Veterans wave to family, friends and bystanders during Longboat Key’s third annual Veterans Day Parade.

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World War II veterans make their way through the quarter-mile parade route.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

World War II veterans make their way through the quarter-mile parade route.

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Lilly Garcia waves American flags during Longboat Key’s third annual Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Lilly Garcia waves American flags during Longboat Key’s third annual Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11.

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Family and friends of veterans wave to their loved ones during Longboat Key’s third annual Veterans Day Parade.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Family and friends of veterans wave to their loved ones during Longboat Key’s third annual Veterans Day Parade.

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About 150 veterans participated in this year’s Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

About 150 veterans participated in this year’s Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11.

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About 150 veterans participated in this year’s Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

About 150 veterans participated in this year’s Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11.

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Booker High School Marching Band, The Whirlwind Brigade, and performers entertained the crowd at the end of the parade.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Booker High School Marching Band, The Whirlwind Brigade, and performers entertained the crowd at the end of the parade.

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The Booker High School Marching Band, The Whirlwind Brigade, performed during the third annual Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

The Booker High School Marching Band, The Whirlwind Brigade, performed during the third annual Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade.

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Veterans’ families finished the parade while waving to friends. About 150 veterans participated in this year’s event.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Veterans’ families finished the parade while waving to friends. About 150 veterans participated in this year’s event.

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Booker High School Marching Band, The Whirlwind Brigade, and performers entertained the crowd at the end of the parade.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Booker High School Marching Band, The Whirlwind Brigade, and performers entertained the crowd at the end of the parade.

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Booker High School Marching Band, The Whirlwind Brigade, and performers entertained the crowd at the end of the parade.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Booker High School Marching Band, The Whirlwind Brigade, and performers entertained the crowd at the end of the parade.

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The Booker High School Marching Band, The Whirlwind Brigade, performed during the third annual Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

The Booker High School Marching Band, The Whirlwind Brigade, performed during the third annual Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade.

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Jack Daugherty and David Tyler Morgan make their way from the parade to the honor program on Nov. 11.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Jack Daugherty and David Tyler Morgan make their way from the parade to the honor program on Nov. 11.

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Aaron Cushman and Margaret and Paul Samios

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Aaron Cushman and Margaret and Paul Samios

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Jack Daugherty and David Tyler Morgan

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

Jack Daugherty and David Tyler Morgan

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The Color Guard begins the honor program during the Longboat Key Rotary Club’s Veterans Day Parade and Honor Program.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 |

The Color Guard begins the honor program during the Longboat Key Rotary Club’s Veterans Day Parade and Honor Program.

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