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Veterans Day 2012 at Universal Orlando

The Universal Orlando Theme Park will celebrate Veterans Day early this Friday

Members of the Universal Orlando Resort’s Veteran Network will be joined by folks from the American Legion, Orlando Police Department, the Orlando Fire Department’s Pipe & Drum Corps, high-school ROTC branches and the Jones High School marching band for an in park parade. The parade will start at 11 a.m. at Beetlejuice’s Graveyard Revue, and it will include a ceremonial flag-raising at the theme park’s Music Plaza.

Universal Orlando characters and performers will accompany veterans as they parade through the Studios.

Here are some great pictures of this year’s event

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Happy Veterans Day 2011

Orlando Sentinel – Members of the Universal Orlando Resort’s Veteran Network will participate in a parade through Universal Studios theme park on Friday, Nov. 11, to commemorate Veterans Day.

The parade will begin at 11 a.m. in front of the Beetlejuice’s Graveyard Revue attraction, and it will culminate with a ceremonial flag-raising in the New York area of the theme park.

Universal’s veterans will be joined by members of other organizations, including the Orlando Police Department, the American Legion, Orlando Fire Deparment Pipe & Drum Corps, high school JROTC units and the Jones High School marching band. Some Universal characters and performers also will participate in the march.

More than 400 of Universal’s team members have served in the U.S. military.