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Winter Park event honors veterans

Twenty-nine Airmen from the 460th Space Wing march in the Salute to American Veterans Rally and Festival in Winter Park, Colo., Aug. 15. Airmen marched in the parade and represented the U.S. Air Force during the ceremony later in the day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen Musal)

Twenty-nine Airmen from the 460th Space Wing march in the Salute to American Veterans Rally and Festival in Winter Park, Colo., Aug. 15. Airmen marched in the parade and represented the U.S. Air Force during the ceremony later in the day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen Musal)

NORAD U.S. Northern Command Joint Color Guard members march with the colors during the Salute to American Veterans Rally and Festival parade in Winter Park, Colo., Aug. 15. Each service was represented at the rally. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen Musal)

NORAD U.S. Northern Command Joint Color Guard members march with the colors during the Salute to American Veterans Rally and Festival parade in Winter Park, Colo., Aug. 15. Each service was represented at the rally. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen Musal)

Mile High Honor Guard members stand at attention prior to performing a prisoner of war and missing in action ceremony at the Salute to American Veterans Rally and Festival in Winter Park, Colo, Aug. 15. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. J. LaVoie)

Mile High Honor Guard members stand at attention prior to performing a prisoner of war and missing in action ceremony at the Salute to American Veterans Rally and Festival in Winter Park, Colo, Aug. 15. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. J. LaVoie)

Mile High Honor Guard members honor prisoners of war and those missing in action with a remembrance ceremony. More than 15,000 people attended the rally. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. J. LaVoie)

Mile High Honor Guard members honor prisoners of war and those missing in action with a remembrance ceremony. More than 15,000 people attended the rally. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. J. LaVoie)

Marine Staff Sgt. Robert Ashby, Marine Air Control Squadron 23, stands at parade rest during the veterans’ ceremony. Nine Marines from MACS-23 marched in the parade with several Marines from a local recruiting station. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. J. LaVoie)

Marine Staff Sgt. Robert Ashby, Marine Air Control Squadron 23, stands at parade rest during the veterans’ ceremony. Nine Marines from MACS-23 marched in the parade with several Marines from a local recruiting station. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. J. LaVoie)

59th Military Police Company soldiers from Fort Carson, Colo., ready themselves for the parade during the Salute to American Veterans Rally and Festival in Winter Park, Colo., Aug. 15.  After the parade, the soldiers also allowed guests to tour the armored security vehicle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen Musal)

59th Military Police Company soldiers from Fort Carson, Colo., ready themselves for the parade during the Salute to American Veterans Rally and Festival in Winter Park, Colo., Aug. 15. After the parade, the soldiers also allowed guests to tour the armored security vehicle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen Musal)

Soldiers from Fort Carson provide a mounted color guard for the Salute to American Veterans Rally and Festival parade in Winter Park, Colo., Aug. 15. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen Musal)

Soldiers from Fort Carson provide a mounted color guard for the Salute to American Veterans Rally and Festival parade in Winter Park, Colo., Aug. 15. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen Musal)

Fort Carson Army band members march during the rally parade.  The Army Band played throughout the day, including each of the services’ songs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen Musal)

Fort Carson Army band members march during the rally parade. The Army Band played throughout the day, including each of the services’ songs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen Musal)

Marine Air Control Squadron 23 Marines provide a rifle team for the American Veterans Rally and Festival parade in Winter Park, Colo., Aug. 15.  Several young men and women who have enlisted, but have yet to attend Marine Corps Boot Camp, marched behind the rifle team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen Musal)

Marine Air Control Squadron 23 Marines provide a rifle team for the American Veterans Rally and Festival parade in Winter Park, Colo., Aug. 15. Several young men and women who have enlisted, but have yet to attend Marine Corps Boot Camp, marched behind the rifle team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen Musal)

NORAD U.S. Northern Command Joint Color Guard members bow their heads during a moment of silence for military members left behind during the Salute to American Veterans Rally and Festival.  The rally is held annually in Winter Park, Colo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. J. LaVoie)
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NORAD U.S. Northern Command Joint Color Guard members bow their heads during a moment of silence for military members left behind during the Salute to American Veterans Rally and Festival. The rally is held annually in Winter Park, Colo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. J. LaVoie)

More than 15,000 people attended the Salute to American Veterans Rally and Festival in Winter Park, Colo., Aug. 15. Members of Team Buckley, including the Mile High Honor Guard, Marine Air Control Squadron 23 and a marching element participated in the parade and ceremony honoring veterans. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. J. LaVoie)
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More than 15,000 people attended the Salute to American Veterans Rally and Festival in Winter Park, Colo., Aug. 15. Members of Team Buckley, including the Mile High Honor Guard, Marine Air Control Squadron 23 and a marching element participated in the parade and ceremony honoring veterans. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. J. LaVoie)

Members of a local heritage organization march during the Salute to American Veterans Rally and Festival in Winter Park, Colo., Aug. 15. Also in the parade were Girl and Boy Scouts, military organizations as well as several community groups. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen Musal)
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Members of a local heritage organization march during the Salute to American Veterans Rally and Festival in Winter Park, Colo., Aug. 15. Also in the parade were Girl and Boy Scouts, military organizations as well as several community groups. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen Musal)

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