Struthers AMVETS set to march in inauguration parade

The veterans group from Struthers will carry American flags on Inauguration Day

Struthers AMVETS will be marching in the Inauguration Day parade.

STRUTHERS, Ohio (WKBN) – Struthers AMVETS will be part of Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday.

Jan Brown is the national third vice commander for AMVETS.

She’s going to be marching in the parade¬†so she will miss the actual inauguration. Still, she’s excited to be there for all of the action.

“I feel it’s a great honor to be in a part of history, to actually be in the parade,” she said. “We’ve actually gone to inaugurations before, but this is the most we’ve ever really participated in and it’s pretty exciting, actually.”

Brown said an AMVETS member in California has a collection of replicas of American flags flown. AMVETS will carry some of those flags in the parade.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s