Weekly rally honoring military approaches 1,000-week landmark
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - A weekly rally honoring our nation’s military will soon reach a new landmark.
January 29 will mark 1,000 straight weeks of honoring our nation’s troops at Monument Terrace.
Event organizers say they plan to hold a special event then.
They say they’ll have several guest speakers that day to honor veterans from across the decades.
“It’s been a great ride and it’s still going on. So many people from World War II all the way down to Iraq and Afghanistan have been here - you’re talking 70 some years of span of veterans who have served our country,” said Steve Bozeman with the Lynchburg Area Veterans Council.
The weekly event got its start in 2001.
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