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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Mark Davis has embarked on a new project to create a permanent monument for all military members from Alabama killed in action in the War on Terror since 9/11, and the city of Hoover has agreed to let it be built on city property at Veterans Park. Read more

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The Salute to Veterans Ball is a fundraiser for the Hoover-based Vettes4Vets organization, which supports programs that offer housing for homeless veterans and transportation, education support and personal, physical and mental support for veterans. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Hoover Public Library.

The city of Hoover plans to kick off its Thank-a-Vet Week activities on Sunday, Nov. 5, with a program and reception to honor veterans at the Hoover Public Library. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The award is given annually to a role model who promotes the ideals of freedom and supports the government and U.S. military. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Chris Becker.

Operation Grow introduces veterans to agriculture. Read more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

At Oak Mountain Middle School, students in Melinda Gargiulo’s class are learning to make quilts one fabric square at a time. If the stitches are a little crooked, the veterans who will receive the finished quilts probably won’t mind. Read more

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All Pat Fiol ever wanted was to be a nurse. She didn’t expect to live out that calling in the jungles of Vietnam. Read more

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Greystone resident Kathleen Causey talks about being the wife and caregiver of a wounded veteran. Meanwhile, her 18-month-old daughter A.J. decides to come investigate the camera. Read more

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Photo by Madison Miller.

This Saturday, Greystone Elementary student Nicholas Carlisle will help lay wreaths on the graves of fallen veterans at Jefferson Memorial Gardens South. Carlisle raised funds for each wreath through the Wreaths Across America program. Read more

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Veterans Day

Photo courtesy of the Hoover Public Library.

Show the military veterans in your life that you remember and appreciate their sacrifice by attending these local celebrations next week. Read more

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