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Veterans Day Ceremonies Held Across Colorado

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Peter Pereira of Centennial took this photo on Nov. 11, 2011, "at the WW11 Memorial at Ketring Park in Littleton."

Peter Pereira of Centennial took this photo on Nov. 11, 2011, “at the WW11 Memorial at Ketring Park in Littleton.”

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DENVER (AP) — Ceremonies marking Veterans Day are being held around Colorado.

Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver is hosting its annual ceremony honoring veterans on Friday.

Colorado State University is wrapping a week of events honoring veterans. The names of names of service members who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan will be read on Friday and students are being asked to observe a minute of silence at noon.

The University of Colorado will dedicate plaques honoring the fallen from Iraq and Afghanistan.

In Pueblo, a memorial to Vietnam veterans is being rededicated. Congressman Scott Tipton will attend and pay tribute to Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, the late Maj. William Edward Adams.

In Aurora, congressman Ed Perlmutter is hosting a screening of a documentary about nine Coloradans who fought in Iwo Jima.

RELATED STORY: Parker School Honors 76 Veterans At Assembly

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