MANSFIELD — Mansfield’s Veteran’s Day Parade is Sunday. It stes off at the five-way light on Park Avenue West at 10:30 a.m. and travel down Park Ave. West to Central Park and end at the Gazebo.
At 10:50 a.m. the 40 et 8 Boxcar will fire off 11 volleys — one per minute — to honor all veterans. Immediately after the 11 volleys are fired the Veterans Day ceremony will start at the Gazebo at 11 am.
The Parade honoring our U.S. Veteran’s is always held in the 11th month, the 11th day and on the 11th hour.
The Grand Marshall and featured speaker during the Veteran’s Day program is J. Ken Estep of Mansfield, a U.S. Army Veteran and eecutive director of the Richland County Veterans Service Commission.
There will be 30-35 units marching in the parade this year. Along with area Veteran’s groups, St. Peter’s High School Marching Band, an assortment of fire trucks and military equipment and other area groups.
In case of rain, the Veteran’s Day service will be held at AMVETs Post 26, 1100 W. Fourth St.