Veterans were honored throughout the Gorge on Thursday, Nov. 11, with ceremonies, military fly-overs and one of the largest Veterans Day parades seen in recent years.

The Dalles’ parade featured a variety of groups and individuals, with multiple Legion Post entries, honor guards and veteran’s organizations represented.

The parade was sponsored by The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce.

Veterans Day parade Civil Air Patrol

Veterans were honored throughout the Gorge on Veterans Day with ceremonies and parades. Above right, Cadets from the Civil Air Patrol, U.S. Air Force Auxiliary, based at the airport in Hood River, prepare to serve as honor guards in The Dalles’ parade for a banner in memory of service members killed in Kabul, Afghanistan. Pictured are, left to right, Cadet Captain Isaac Walker, Cadet Senior Master Sergeant Zachary Luhan and Cadet Master Sergeant Connor McKibben. Civil Air Patrol members are drawn from throughout the Gorge. 

Veterans Day Rod Runyon

Patriot Guard rider Rod Runyon, above, motors ahead of the Veteran’s Day parade in The Dalles Thursday, Nov. 11.

Veterans Day Civil Air Patrol

Cadets from the Civil Air Patrol, U.S. Air Force Auxiliary, based at the airport in Hood River march the parade route as honor guards in The Dalles’ parade for a banner in memory of service members killed in Kabul, Afghanistan. 

Veterans Day Vets of Foreign War

Veterans of Foreign War, Post 2471, The Dalles, passes along the Sixth street parade route.

Veterans Day thank you

A vintage pickup motors along the rout with a big “thank you” for veterans.

Veterans Day Mosier

The American Legion Post No. 55 of Mosier motors down the Veterans Day parade route in The Dalles. 

Veterans Day The Springs

Residents and guests of The Springs At Mill Creek assisted living respond to a passing entry in the parade.

Veterans Day Anderson's Tribute Center

Above, Dennis Leonard and Robert Losli, American Legion Post No. 22, lead the Pledge of Allegiance during the Anderson’s Tribute Center celebration in Hood River on Nov. 11.