People celebrate Veterans Day in Tupelo

A crowd gathered at Veterans Memorial Park in Tupelo Saturday for Veterans Day.

Posted: Nov. 11, 2017 10:26 AM
Updated: Nov. 11, 2017 10:26 AM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A large crowd gathered to celebrate Veterans Day in Tupelo on Saturday. The event was held at Veterans Memorial Park.

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Veterans, active military members, and civilians took part in the event.

Councilman Buddy Palmer spoke to participants, encouraging them to seek out a veteran and thank them for their service. He believes we should honor those who served throughout the year. 

"We have a tendency the other 364 days to take our military for granted," he said.

The event concluded with a song recognizing each branch of the military. 

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