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San Diego's Veterans Honored at Salute to Service Festival

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    NBC 7's Salute to Service honors veterans and shows them free resources available for military members, veterans and their families. (Published Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017)

    Veterans and their families enjoyed a special day on the Midway Museum Saturday as part of the Salute to Service Festival.

    Nearby, San Diegans will gather for the annual Veterans Day Parade as the nation honors those who have served their country.

    On Saturday, Nov. 11, veterans who checked in with their military identification at the NBC 7/Telemundo 20 booth outside the museum received free admission for their entire family.

    The festival offered live music and kids' activities, as well as free food & drink samples from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Educational seminars on using VA benefits, building your equity and repairing your credit score were also offered by Thank You Heroes Home Rebate Program.

    The NBC 7/T20 booth raffled off prizes.

    The city of San Diego's annual Veterans Day Parade kicked off at 11 a.m. near the museum.

    The one-mile parade route along Harbor Drive, started by the Fountain Plaza at the Waterfront Park.

    The parade made its way south on North Harbor Drive, past the Wyndham Bayside Hotel, the B Street Pier and Broadway. Then the parade proceeded past USS Midway to Pacific Highway and turn left to the Dismissal Area by 1 p.m.