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5:20 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Veterans Day Celebrated At Missouri Capitol

Veterans Day is celebrated at the Mo. Capitol. Hanging in the Rotunda is a 10' by 16' banner containing messages of thanks to veterans and current US service personnel.
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

Around 100 people turned out at the Missouri Capitol Monday to salute America's military veterans.

The crowd was a mix of veterans and civilians who not only heard about the sacrifices of the nation's older vets, but also of younger ones who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Retired Air Force Colonel John Clark of Columbia says it's crucial for returning soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines to retrain their minds for peace.

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