Veterans honored at annual parade in Va. Beach

Residents and service members march through the streets of Virginia Beach Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, for the annual Tidewater Veterans Day Parade. Credit: WAVY/Rob Rizzo
Residents and service members march through the streets of Virginia Beach Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, for the annual Tidewater Veterans Day Parade. Credit: WAVY/Rob Rizzo

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Friends, family and loved ones lined the streets of Virginia Beach Friday to honor service members in the annual Tidewater Veterans Day Parade.

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The parade began at 9 a.m. on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, at Atlantic Avenue, and proceeded to the Tidewater Veterans Memorial.

City officials tweeted a picture Friday morning of participants walking through the streets.

The Hampton Roads Council of Veterans Organizations has been organizing the parade for more than 30 years.

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