Fairfield celebrates Memorial Day with parade

The parade's slogan was

The parade's slogan was "Red, White and Blue We Honor You - the Armed Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, Thanks for Taking a Stand." (5/27/13)

FAIRFIELD - Fairfield celebrated Memorial Day today with a community parade to honor the armed forces.

Thousands of people were in attendance at the parade, complete with marching bands, dignitaries in cars, local veterans' groups and police officers.

The local Rotary Club was busy during the parade, collecting canned goods and non-perishable food for homeless veterans.

Many residents said that the annual tribute is very meaningful to the community.

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