DENVER (CBS4)– The City of Aurora honored veterans as Veterans Day approaches.

Several hundred people were at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum to recognize the sacrifices of the veterans.

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This year, the event paid tribute to the members of Colorado’s National Guard and Reserve.

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“It’s a chance to tell our story, to honor the veterans that have served before us, and a look to the future of how the military is going to support the state and the nation,” said Maj. Gen. Michael Loh.

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“I appreciate that they show recognition to the veterans of the City of Aurora and the Denver area. I think it’s great,” said Robert Wright.

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This is the 23rd year Aurora has saluted veterans. There was a special meal and entertainment for the troops.

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