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Posted: November 17, 2017 11:19 a.m.
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Community partners honor Veterans

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Above: The 3rd ID Color Guard, led by Sgt. Bradford Ford; followed by the 3rd ID Band, commanded by Sgt. 1st Class Chris Nguyen, lead the Savannah's Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 11.

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The 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield enjoy a special bond with local communities.  

During the recent Veterans Day the installation was invited to join in honoring Veterans in neighboring communities. 

The 2nd Brigade Armored Combat Team participated in the annual Richmond Hill High School Veterans Day Ceremony as well as the city's ceremony held later in J.F. Gregory Park.  

The 385th Military Police Battalion helped at the Arthur Williams Middle School Veterans Day Ceremony in Jessup, Nov. 10; and later in the Hinevsille at Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 11. 

The Combat Aviation Brigade and the 3rd ID Band were both invited to participated in the annual Savannah Vietnam Veterans Association Ceremony at Emmet Park; and later at the the Beaufort County Veterans Day Parade. 

The 3rd Sustainment Brigade participated in the annual Golden Isles Veterans Day Parade and ceremony at Mallory Park on St. Simon's Island.

The 3rd ID Band, and Color Guard and 150 Soldiers from the 3rd Division Artillery were also invited to lead the Savannah Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 11, with Lt. Col. Ken Dwyer, the Hunter Army Airfield Garrison Commander, serving as the parade Grand Marshall. 

DIVARTY  also supported the annual Tattnall County High School Veterans Day Ceremony, Nov. 10.

In Hinesville, Soldiers of the 385th Military Police Battalion were invited to march in the Liberty County Veterans Council Veterans Day Parade; which was also supported by the Division Band, and color guard. 

In addition, Col. Sean Bernabe, Task Force Marne Commander, was the featured speaker at the Chatham County Banquet, Nov. 11, at the Thunderbolt VFW.

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