Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal World War II veteran and POW Mark Osweiler of Auburn, solutes the patriotic crowd while riding with other veterans on the Masons of Auburn Eureka Lodge 16 float during the Veterans Day Parade Thursday morning.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Dressed as a soldier Luke Bone, 11, of Cool, stands front and center on Lincoln Way watching the Veterans Day Parade Thursday.
"It's really nice to see every one out here honoring people who have died and serve for all of us," said Luke.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Jade Swain, 8, and her family friend Denise Lonbirk, fly their red, white and blue colors during the Veterans Day Parade on Lincoln Way.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Rumbling down Lincoln Way, Korean War Veteran John Murray rides with members of the American Veteran Legion Riders, Chapter 84 club during the parade Thursday.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Scott Merrill, formerly of the U.S. Army Military Police, shows his patriotic spirit with stars and stripes while watching the Veterans Day Parade.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Members of the NorCal Tea Party Patriots make their presence known on Lincoln Way during the Veterans Day Parade.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Parade goers gather at Central Square, taking pictures, waving flags and showing their support for all veterans.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Girl Scout troop 927 mom, Kathryn MacRoberts of Newcastle, is all about the red, white and blue as the parade marches into the Gold Country Fairgrounds.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Joe and Gloria Bilotta of Cool, display their Bennington American Flag, representing the 13 original colonies.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Jack Singrasabout of Florin High School, hollers out marching commands during the Veterans Parade Thursday.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal World War II veteran William North, of Auburn, served from 1941-1946 as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army Reserve.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal The Placer County Council Navy League rolls down Lincoln Way with class during the Veterans Parade Thursday.