Parade celebrates Veterans Day

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Main Street was turned into a Veterans Day celebration Saturday.

Hundreds of people lined the streets with red, white and blue to remember those who have given our country so much—some the ultimate sacrifice.

This year's Grand Marshall was a World War II veteran from Australia. Henry Wheeler is 98 years old, in his youth he helped America and our allies win the war.

“There's not too many of us left in the Second World War. I go back to Australia for my army reunion, and there's only two of us left from the original battalion, and he's 101 years of age," said Henry Wheeler, Grand Marshall Veterans Day parade.

The parade started at 2 p.m. in downtown Grand Junction Saturday.

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