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Middle Village honors military veterans at annual parade


Nov. 13, 2023 By Gabriele Holtermann Middle Village paid tribute to the nation’s veterans at its annual Veterans Day Parade on Sunday, Nov. 12. The parade started on the corner of 80th Street along Metropolitan Avenue, with revelers waving American flags and holding signs thanking veterans for their service and sacrifice. This year’s grand marshal was U.S. Marine Corps veteran Sgt. Brendan Gibbons. The Queens native and Middle Village resident served from 1996 to 2002 and received numerous military commendations, including two Navy and Marine Achievement medals and the Kosovo Campaign Medal and Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, to name a…
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