2013 Veterans Day Parade and Observance

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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Mary Williams wipes away tears as her husband, Clettis Williams, second from left, is awarded the Purple Heart by Major General LaWarren V. Patterson, right, during a Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta, on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Ola VanDusen waves a flag as soldiers walk down Broad Street during a Veterans Day Parade in Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Army Veteran Clettis Williams, 81, grips his cane after being awarded the Purple Heart for injuries sustained during his service in the Korean War during a Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) A tiny American flag is seen waving from a car window during a Veterans Day Parade in Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Retired Army Major Bill Price congratulates five-year-old Ashyer Stephenson for singing the National Anthem during a Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Riniyah Moye, 6, jumps with excitement during a Veterans Day Parade in Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Citizens gather along Broad Street in downtown Augusta, Ga., for the Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Members of the JROTC program in Augusta-Richmond County school systems march along Broad Street during a Veterans Day Parade in Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Major General LaWarren V. Patterson, Commander of the U.S. Army Signal Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon, speaks during a Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) A member of the JROTC Color Guard prepares for the Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Retired Army veteran Clettis Williams holds his head high after receiving the Purple Heart for injuries sustained during his service in Korea during a Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Major General LaWarren V. Patterson, Commander of the U.S. Army Signal Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon, waits to speak during a Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) St. John's Towers residents Betty Williams, left, and Ola Van Dusen, center, attend the annual Veterans Day Parade on Broad Street in downtown Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Army Veteran Clettis Williams, center is helped by his wife Mary, left, and fellow veteran Frank Zamora , right, as he stands to receive the Purple Heart for injuries sustained during the Korean War during a Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Retired Army veteran Clettis Williams is helped back to his seat by Major General LaWarren V. Patterson, right, after receiving the Purple Heart for injuries sustained during his service in Korea during a Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Draped in a red, white, and blue, a woman watches as troops march down Broad Street during the annual Veterans Day Parade in Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Five-year-old Ashyer Stephenson sings the National Anthem as retired Army Major Bill Price stands at salute during a Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Members of the Westside High School Marching Band perform during the Veterans Day Parade along Broad Street in downtown Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) A veteran waves a flag during a Veterans Day Parade in Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Citizens line up along Broad Street in downtown Augusta, Ga., to watch the annual Veterans Day Parade on Monday November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Korean War Army Veteran Clettis Williams, center, stands by his wife Mary Williams, right, before being presented with the Purple Heart during a Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Retired Army veteran Clettis Williams is helped back to his seat by Major General LaWarren V. Patterson, right, after receiving the Purple Heart for injuries sustained during his service in Korea during a Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Retired Army veteran Clettis Williams, center, listens as Major General LaWarren V. Patterson, right, speaks before being presented with the Purple Heart for injuries sustained during his service in Korea during a Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Army Veteran Clettis Williams, center, is presented with the Purple Heart award by Major General LaWarren V. Patterson, right, as he is supported by his wife Mary, second from right, and fellow veteran Fred Zamora, left, during a Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013. Williams received the medal for injuries sustained during his service in the Korean War.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Army Veteran Clettis Williams, second from left is supported by his wife Mary, center, and fellow veteran Frank Zamora, far left, as he is presented with the Purple Heart award for his injuries sustained in the Korean War during a Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Army Veteran Clettis Williams, center, is presented with the Purple Heart award by Major General LaWarren V. Patterson, right, as he is supported by his wife Mary, second from right, and fellow veteran Fred Zamora, left, during a Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013. Williams received the medal for injuries sustained during his service in the Korean War.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Army Veteran Clettis Williams, center, is presented with the Purple Heart award by Major General LaWarren V. Patterson, right, as he is supported by his wife Mary, second from right, and fellow veteran Fred Zamora, left, during a Veterans Day observance at the All Wars Monument in downtown Augusta, Ga., on Monday, November 11, 2013. Williams received the medal for injuries sustained during his service in the Korean War.
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