Veterans honored during annual Allen County parade

2017 Allen County Veterans Day Parade

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The annual Veterans Day Parade organized by the Allen County Council of Veterans Organizations was held Saturday.

The parade lined up at the corner of State Boulevard and Parnell Avenue and traveled north to Memorial Coliseum. Thousands of people lined the parade route to pay respects to military veterans.

Local veterans, emergency response personnel, local organizations and high school marching bands were featured in the parade.

A ceremony was held immediately following in Memorial Hall where Mayor Tom Henry (D-Fort Wayne) and several others spoke.

The parade was just a number of events taking place in northeast Indiana to honor veterans and their families.