Austin forces cancellation of Veteran's Day parade, Gov. Abbott, others respond to 'slap in the face'
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has invited military veterans in Austin, Texas to gather at the state capitol building after their Veterans Day parade was cancelled due to the city’s coronavirus restrictions.news.yahoo.com
Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin gets COVID-19 vaccine
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, seen here in a 2019 Veteran's Day parade in New York City, has received his first vaccination shot for COVID-19. Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, who landed on the moon over 51 years ago, received his first COVID-19 vaccine Monday (Jan. 18), just before his 91st birthday on Jan. 20. "Received my first Covid-19 vaccine today, a couple of days prior to my 91st birthday," Aldrin tweeted Monday afternoon. Related: Coronavirus outbreak: Live UpdatesReceived my first Covid-19 vaccine today, a couple of days prior to my 91st birthday. Special thanks go to two outstanding patriots, Vlad Ghenciu Esq and Brian M Cronin, for their invaluable assistance, and to my organization, Buzz Aldrin Ventures LLC for permanent support.space.com
How to retire Old Glory with the Boy Scouts
Monday was Veteran's Day, and of course, service members fight for our freedom and flag. But there is a proper way to retire "Old Glory." Danielle Alexander, a Boy Scout Senior Community Liason, and Butch Johnstone, a Scout Master, came to the Daytime Blue Ridge studio to talk about an upcoming retirement ceremony. Copyright 2019 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.