The City of Columbia held its 28th annual Veterans Day parade and ceremony Sunday. Events started with a parade down Eighth Street from the columns and ended at the Boone County Courthouse.
Patriotic songs were played by the Missouri Military Academy band and the Boone County Fire Protection District Pipes and Drums during both the parade and the ceremony. The parade also included the local ROTC.
Air Force ROTC Cadet Patrick Stark was the emcee for the event at the courthouse. The featured speaker was retired Air Force Colonel Bill Boston.