veterans day

Women who served get their due at Auburn’s Veterans Day parade

At 93, ex-Marine Doris Dennis wasn’t about to sit down as she rode in the back of a convertible during Auburn’s Veterans Day parade. Grasping the wrist of a comparatively youn ...

Auburn’s Veterans Day focuses on women at war

A downtown parade and after-parade celebration will mark this year’s Veterans Day in Auburn. Women in the U.S. armed forces will be targeted as honorees and specially struck med ...

Women wanted for Auburn Veterans Day parade tribute

Where are the women veterans? Organizers for this year’s Veterans Day parade in Auburn have struck 500 medals to honor women who have served in the U.S. armed forces. In prepar ...

Auburn’s Veterans Day sparks outpouring of support, emotions

The flags fluttered, the bands marched, the veterans proudly rode or walked and the emotions rolled over thousands who gathered in Auburn for Veterans Day. A parade lasting more th ...

Korean War focus of Auburn Veterans Day event honoring all veterans

Auburn’s Veterans Day parade is turning into a regional draw. The parade, which starts in Downtown Auburn at 10:45 a.m. Thursday, has already attracted interest from veterans fr ...

Taps from the heart: Auburn Veterans Day event honors Korean War service

Bill Thomas. Eugene Alee Cummings. Bob Thomas. Names from long ago. Peering through the veil of 60 years, Rocklin’s Russell Holland remembers them as friends who lost their li ...

Peaceful Auburn Veterans Day parade this time for Veterans for Peace

A year after a fracas at the Auburn Veterans Day parade, Veterans for Peace had a much more peaceful march Wednesday. A contingent of 15 Veterans for Peace members was greeted wit ...

A belated, emotional ‘welcome home” for many Vietnam vets at Auburn parade

It was a long time coming for a war a long time gone. Vietnam veterans were showered with hearty applause from hundreds of onlookers as they marched or rode the Veterans Day parad ...

Auburn super vet now fights poverty in Vietnam

Dave Chaix is still fighting a war in Vietnam, 41 years after his military service there ended. It’s the war against poverty, hunger and ignorance. He's doing it through a local ...

Peace group OK’d to march in Auburn Veterans Day parade

Fresh from a Veterans Day scuffle last year that resulted in punches thrown, Veterans for Peace is being allowed to march in Wednesday’s parade. The anti-war veterans group has ...