Veterans Day

Be cheered on Veterans Day

Once again we will be celebrating Veterans Day on Nov. 11. Each year the parade seems to get a little larger and the wonderful crowds who come out to salute the veterans seems to ...

Veterans Day event best ever

Wow, Auburn came out by the thousands. This was the best year. The people and kids were waving flags and some had uniforms on. There was even a flyover by the Flying Doctors from A ...

Veterans are society’s core

Congratulations to the city of Auburn, the Veterans Day parade organizers and participants. What a great parade. It says a lot about our community in our honoring, showing respect ...

Veterans Day event first-rate

I personally wish to thank all who put together the 2010 Veterans Day parade and ceremony. A special honoring of the Korean War vets was very appropriate. “They are not forgotte ...

Parade did Auburn proud

As a Vietnam veteran I have to admit that I still have many mixed emotions from that era and the treatment that was rendered to me and my fellow Viet vets. That is (I hope) in the ...

Cartoon does not amuse

Andy Lukkonen’s Veterans Day cartoon is despicable in its portrayal of Veterans for Peace and the peace dove as belligerents. It is grossly inaccurate, and the Auburn Journal kn ...

Applebee’s gave unselfishly

I just wanted to extend my heartfelt gratitude to the Applebee’s on Bell Road for the unselfish gesture of providing meals to veterans on Veterans Day. The meal was wonderful, th ...

Fallen fighters overlooked

I was reading about the parade that I missed this morning because I have been ill. In the afternoon I drove to the cemeteries here in Auburn expecting to see flags on the graves of ...

Our View: Millionaire’s estate reminds us to be selective, generous

Some lead with strong words. Some lead by example. And some, like the late Virgil Harrigan, show us we can lead with grace and dignity during our lifetime, and well beyond. This ...

Rock Creek School celebrates Veterans Day

Veterans Day is so important to Rock Creek School that they opted to observe it early. Students, teachers, staff and local veterans filled the school’s multi-purpose room Tuesda ...