The VFW Post 6309 Color Guard prepares to retire the colors at the conclusion of the Veterans Day ceremony in downtown Gilroy on Nov. 11. Photo: Erik Chalhoub
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Dozens of people showed their support for local veterans during the annual Veterans Day ceremony in downtown Gilroy on Nov. 11. Hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6309 and American Legion Post 217, the event featured the presentation of colors by the Color Guard and a rifle salute by the Honor Guard, a performance of the National Anthem by Ted Sanchez, Taps by trumpeters Tom Brozene and Jimmy Brozene, and speeches by Vietnam War veterans and others.

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Erik Chalhoub joined Weeklys as an editor in 2019. Prior to his current position, Chalhoub worked at The Pajaronian in Watsonville for seven years, serving as managing editor from 2014-2019.

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