Vets Day parade turns out crowd in Brooksville

The annual Veterans Day parade was held Nov. 9 in Brooksville to honor Hernando County's local veterans and military servicemembers. ALICE HERDEN | SPECIAL TO THE TI
The annual Veterans Day parade was held Nov. 9 in Brooksville to honor Hernando County's local veterans and military servicemembers. ALICE HERDEN | SPECIAL TO THE TI
Published November 12

BROOKSVILLE — Servicemembers past and present, a marching band and the 99-year-old matriarch of a local veterans group filled the streets of Brooksville on Monday for the city’s annual Veterans Day parade.

Students from the Central High School Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps marched in the annual Veterans Day parade in Brooksville on Nov. 9 in honor of Hernando County's local veterans and military servicemembers.  ALICE HERDEN | SPECIAL TO THE TI
Students from the Central High School Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps marched in the annual Veterans Day parade in Brooksville on Nov. 9 in honor of Hernando County's local veterans and military servicemembers. ALICE HERDEN | SPECIAL TO THE TI

Residents watched as parade entries moved past, honoring those who have served our country.

The Hernando High School Marching Band performed as they marched on Main Street in the annual Brooksville Veterans Day parade on Nov. 9.  ALICE HERDEN | SPECIAL TO THE TI
The Hernando High School Marching Band performed as they marched on Main Street in the annual Brooksville Veterans Day parade on Nov. 9. ALICE HERDEN | SPECIAL TO THE TI
Commander of the Disabled American Veterans Ladies Auxiliary Chapter 28 Nellie C. Johnston, 99, rides in the back seat during the annual Veterans Day parade in Brooksville. Nellie's husband served in France during WWII, and she has served 50 years with the Ladies Auxiliary chapter in Lakeland.  ALICE HERDEN | SPECIAL TO THE TI  |  Special to the Times
Commander of the Disabled American Veterans Ladies Auxiliary Chapter 28 Nellie C. Johnston, 99, rides in the back seat during the annual Veterans Day parade in Brooksville. Nellie's husband served in France during WWII, and she has served 50 years with the Ladies Auxiliary chapter in Lakeland. ALICE HERDEN | SPECIAL TO THE TI | Special to the Times

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