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Veterans' Day commemorations take place across the region

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Veterans' Day events took place across the Central and South Coasts

A number of events took place on the Central and South Coasts to honor those who served their country in uniform.

A flyover, a military vehicle display and live music started the program for the annual Veteran’s Day at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library – one of many events across the region marking the day.

Ken Meyer – a Navy Veteran who served in Vietnam as an intelligence officer on an aircraft carrier, says it’s an opportunity to share memories with other Vets.

"Veterans' Day is just a great day where we all get together and all have a chance to get together and just talk to other veterans and share memories," he told KCLU.

A national holiday, Veterans Day, celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans.

It was originally known as Armistice Day in the U.S. and coincides with other holidays including Armistice Day and Remembrance Day which are celebrated in other countries that mark the anniversary of the end of World War I.

Caroline joined KCLU in October 2020. She won LA Press Club's Audio Journalist of the Year Award this year, and also won two further first place awards, for Lifestyle Feature and Personality Profile/Interview. Last year, Caroline won first place for Use Of Sound. She also won two Golden Mike Awards this year, for Best News Reporting and Best Entertainment Reporting, as well as a National Arts & Entertainment Award from LA Press Club for One-on-One interview. Caroline started her broadcasting career in the UK, in both radio and television for BBC News, 95.8 Capital FM and Sky News and she was awarded the Prince Philip Medal for her services to radio and journalism in 2007. She moved to Los Angeles in 2013 and is both an American and British citizen. Caroline lives in Agoura Hills with her daughter - her proudest production.