Del Norte County will celebrate its veterans today with a parade and a luncheon.

The parade starts at 10 a.m., beginning at the Veterans Memorial Building and proceeding down H Street to Front Street.

There will be six grand marshals this year including World War II Veteran James Wilson, Korean War veteran Ed Fleshman, Vietnam War veteran Wayne Cook, Desert Shield veteran Chris Thorpe, Desert Storm veteran Adam Trask and Iraq War veteran Aaron Goodwin.

A luncheon catered by Marlo’s Restaurant at Veterans Memorial Building, 810 H St., follows the parade. Goodwin, Del Norte County’s veterans service officer, is the guest speaker.

Veterans and their spouses will receive their meals free. The meal is $7 for non-veterans

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