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JBSA honors veterans at wreath-laying ceremony, parade
November 16, 2018
Members from the Air Force Band of the West march and perform in the Veterans Day parade in San Antonio Nov. 10. The event was held to honor veterans and current active duty Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen and Marines.

Buffalo Soldiers honored at Veterans Day ceremony
November 13, 2018
Members of the Bexar County Buffalo Soldiers march into the San Antonio National Cemetery Nov. 11 for the annual Bexar County Buffalo Soldiers Commemorative Ceremony. Comprised of former slaves, freed men and Black Civil War veterans, the historic Buffalo Soldiers persevered through the most difficult conditions imaginable to become some of the most elite and most decorated units in the U.S. Army.

Public turns out to honor veterans at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
November 11, 2018
Hundreds of supporters ignored chilly temperatures and rainy conditions to honor veterans of the past and present during the annual Veterans Day memorial at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Nov. 11. The event included a number of musical interludes from the Texas Children's Choir, a naturalization ceremony for eight ne U.S. citizens, readings of the service creeds and singing of the service songs. The ceremony ended with three volleys of rifle fire from the Fort Sam Houston Memorial Services Detachment and the playing of "Taps."