CLEVELAND (WJW)– The city of Cleveland honored Veterans Day with a ceremony and parade on Thursday.
This year’s theme was “Honoring All Who Served.” The recognition ceremony was at 11 a.m. in the Cleveland City Hall rotunda.
The parade honorees were Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Rear Admiral Michael J Johnson, commander of the 9th Coast Guard District. It included the Cleveland Division of Police, veterans organizations and the Shaw High School marching band.
The parade stepped off at 12:30 p.m. on Lakeside Avenue, then went to East 9th Street, south towards Superior Avenue, west towards Roadway Drive, north towards Rockwell Avenue, west to Ontario Street, north to Lakeside Avenue and ended at city hall.