Beaufort County Veterans Day parade and ceremony will be Monday

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The Beaufort County Department of Veterans Affairs invites you to attend the Veterans Day Parade and the Veterans Day Ceremony Monday, Nov. 12.
The parade will begin at 9:30 a.m.  It will follow the city of Beaufort downtown parade route that begins on Rodgers Street parallel to the cemetery and goes down US 21 toward the Woods Memorial Bridge with a right turn onto Bay Street, another right at the Federal Courthouse and back toward the cemetery up Bladen Street. All marching units and other participants are asked to line up on Rodgers Street by 9 a.m. The Parade Grand Marshal for this year’s Veterans Day Parade will be Lieutenant Colonel William R. “Skeet” Von Harten, USMC, (Ret.), and former Chairman of Beaufort County Council.
The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. in the Beaufort National Cemetery, 1601 Boundary Street, Beaufort, with the Keynote Speaker being Captain Joan R. Queen, MSC, USN, Commanding Officer, Naval Hospital Beaufort.