Heavy mist doesn’t keep Kent vets from marching

The color guard stood at attention, overlooking the cemetery at the Kent Congregational Church. It was the final stop on the parade route May 29. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

KENT — Kent’s military veterans had communicated by email on Sunday night and decided to go ahead with the annual Memorial Day parade through the center of town, which includes stops at three cemeteries, benedictions by clergy, taps and gun salutes and of course the procession through the center of town by military veterans, Scouts and the Kent Center School marching band.

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