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Photo Focus: St. Croix Veterans Day Parade Falls Into Step

Men, women and students in military garb gathered in the heat of the day and fell into step to march in the annual Veterans’ Day Parade Friday. There wasn’t a large crowd of spectators, but those who watched were looking for relatives and friends in the ranks or observed silently and reverently.

The Veterans’ Day Parade, led by the color guard, began at 3 p.m. at the Frederiksted Post Office and proceeded down King Street. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)
The American Legion’s past commander Charles David (right), was the parade’s grand marshal, flanked by Secundino Roman-Cruz, American Legion district commander and Col. Glenda Mathurin-Lee, Joint Staff director for the V.I. National Guard. Second row: Sens. Javan James, Novelle Francis, Samuel Carrion. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)
Several units of the V.I. Air and Army National Guard marched in Friday’s parade. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)
JROTC Cadets, grades 10-12, from the Education Complex carried the banner and marched in step. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)
The St. Croix Central High School’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program chanted a school cheer. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)
Some of the 34 members of the Bromley-Berkeley Unit’s auxiliary’s “coming out day” – their first public appearance after being reorganized, said Catherine Adams, president and Cheryl George, vice president. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)
V.I. Elections supervisor and retired Army Colonel Caroline Fawkes leads her unit – the Bromley-Berkeley unit – and its auxiliary members. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)
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