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Preparing for Veterans Day

Ron Taylor carries an armload of flags in Six Oaks Cemetery while decorating veterans' graves on Friday morning in honor of Veterans Day. Taylor was one of several members of the Military Officers Association of America who came out to place a flag at the gravesite of each of the 300 veterans buried in the cemetery.
Ron Taylor carries an armload of flags in Six Oaks Cemetery while decorating veterans' graves on Friday morning in honor of Veterans Day. Taylor was one of several members of the Military Officers Association of America who came out to place a flag at the gravesite of each of the 300 veterans buried in the cemetery. JAY KARR | The Island Packet

The 11th hour of the 11th day, the 11th month and World War I came to an end in 1918. The county will mark the occasion, and Veterans Day on Wednesday, with a variety of events, from a parade in Beaufort to more at area schools, cemeteries and parks.

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