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November 11, 2009
Albany Veterans Day Parade photo release
 
091111-F-6642T-260: Members of a Civil War reenactment group march in front of the reviewing stand during the Albany, Ore. 90th annual Veteran's Day Parade Nov. 11. Brig. Gen. Charles L. Yriarte, the 41st Infantry Brigade Commander (rear)(4th from right) presided over the parade. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.)(Left) were also a part of the official party.

091111-F-6642T-077: Members of the 234th Army Band followed by soldiers from the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, parade through the streets of downtown Albany in support of the 90th annual Veteran's Day Parade, which the city bills as the largest of its kind west of the Mississippi River.

091111-F-6642T-307: Spc. Matthew Mikolas of the 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment prepares to read his script detailing for the assembled crowd the Oregon National Guard participation which featured units from around the state, historic vehicles from the Oregon Military Museum and many other entries. This year marks the third year running that Mikolas has announced for the Oregon National Guard.

091111-F-6642T-585: Brig. Gen. Charles L. Yriarte, the 41st Infantry Brigade Commander (rear) addresses the crowd at the 90th annual Veteran's Day Parade closing ceremony saying that "we are all lucky to be a part of a country as great as this," and thanking the crowd for their continued support of the Oregon National Guard.