For 11/11/11, organizers of the Veterans' Day observance went all out with a parade from Police Headquarters to City Hall.
Sgt. Trevor Clarke of the Union County Sheriff's Office played the bagpipes with son Adam joining in.
Plainfield Police Veterans
Plainfield High School ROTC.
Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion members took part.
At the War Memorial.
Plainfield High School cheerleaders.
Plainfield High School Marching Band.
World War II Veteran Tennyson Moore Sr.
Public Works Supervisor John Louise grilled hot dogs.
Sgt. Clarke is wearing the Ancient MacLean of County Cork tartan.
The program began at 9:30 a.m. but included an extended break for socializing before resuming at 11 a.m. Mark Spivey wrote a great story featuring two nonagenarian veterans. The cold, windy weather drove me home early.