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More Cities Consider Parades For Iraq War Vets
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis parade welcoming home Iraq War and other post-Sept. 11 veterans is spurring talk of similar parades in at least 10 other cities.
Organizers of the parade that drew an estimated 100,000 observers and 20,000 participants in St...
St. Louis Hosts 1st Big Parade On Iraq War’s End
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Since the Iraq War ended there has been little fanfare for the veterans returning home. No ticker-tape parades. No massive, flag-waving public celebrations.
So, two friends from St. Louis decided to change that. They sought donations, launched a Facebook page, met with the mayo…
Obama Marking End Of Iraq War
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama saluted returning troops returning from Iraq Wednesday, declaring that the nearly nine-year conflict is ending honorably, “not with a final battle, but with a final march toward home.”
Marking the conclusion of the war at this military base that’s seen m…

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