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Salute to Veterans Ball

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Retired Army Maj. Ed Pulido, senior vice president of the Folds of Honor Foundation, delivered a message about challenges, triumph and change. Read more

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The Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient is a founding member of the Warriors for Freedom Foundation, a leadership institute focused on the mental, physical and wellness support for wounded veterans and their families. Read more

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I hope you will take a few moments to reflect on how fortunate we are to live in such a great country — a country that would not be what it is today if it weren’t for the men and women who have served and are serving in our armed forces. Read more

Mayor's Minute

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The guest speaker was Medal of Honor recipient and retired Army Command Sgt. Major Bennie Adkins of Opelika. Read more

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Photo courtesy of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller.

Hoover for many years has celebrated what city leaders calls Veterans Week, but this year there are numerous new events to honor veterans throughout the month of November. Read more

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    John and Deb Sellers attend the second annual Salute to Veterans Ball, sponsored by Vettes4Vets, held at the Finley Center on Thursday, Nov. 07, 2019. Photo by Erin Nelson

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    Photo courtesy of Melanie Posey/city of Hoover

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    Vettes4Vets Presisdent and CEO retired Maj. Gen. David Burford, at left, joins Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato, his wife Frances Brocato and retired Army Maj. Ed Pulido, senior vice president of the Folds of Honor Foundation and a founder of the Warriors for Freedom Foundation at the 2019 Salute to Veterans Ball put on by Vettes4Vets at the Finley Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019.

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    Photo courtesy of Melanie Posey/city of Hoover

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    Vettes4Vets founder Mark Davis, at left, joins Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato and Vettes4Vets President and CEO retired Maj. Gen. David Burford at the 2019 Salute to Veterans Ball put on by Vettes4Vets at the Finley Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019.

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    Retired Army Major Ed Pulido, senior vice president of the Folds of Honor Foundation, at left, joins Vettes4Vets board member Lori Banes and Vettes4Vets founder Mark Davis at the 2019 Salute to Veterans Ball put on by Vettes4Vets at the Finley Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. Banes presented Pulido with a print of her patriotic artwork, and Pulido presented Banes with an autographed copy of his book.

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    U.S. Army Ret. Col. Bob Barefield gives the invocation at the second annual Salute to Veterans Ball, sponsored by Vettes4Vets, held at the Finley Center on Thursday, Nov. 07, 2019. Photo by Erin Nelson

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    Guests hold hands over hearts during the Pledge of Allegiance at the second annual Salute to Veterans Ball, sponsored by Vettes4Vets, held at the Finley Center on Thursday, Nov. 07, 2019. Photo by Erin Nelson

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