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Here's how the Quad Cities celebrated Veterans Day 2022

America's heroes got the recognition they deserve in the Quad Cities as communities banded together for all sorts of Veterans Day events.

MOLINE, Ill. — Quad Citizens celebrated Veterans Day with tons of ceremonies, food and other events on Friday, honoring those who have helped keep America safe.

On Nov. 11, Events lasted through the whole day as vets throughout the entire area were thanked for their service and enjoyed all sorts of benefits from businesses.

Here are some of the ways the Quad Cities thanked their veterans this year.

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Hundreds line up to watch Veterans Day parade in Davenport

Despite the chilly temps, hundreds gathered to watch the Local Patriot Guard and more march down downtown Davenport.

Artist completes veteran mural in time for Veterans Day 2022

Veterans across the street from The Pub in Milan told artist Jodi Elliot they're grateful for her work.  

Alleman students pray, make cards to support East Moline Sgt. Lind

Sgt. William Lind is an Alleman alum from 2007. The students believe it is important to support him as he continues to recover from the assault.

Walcott expands, rededicates Veterans Memorial with new statues, plaques

Members of the Walcott American Legion Post 548 worked to add three new statues and plaques to the memorial.

Dozens brave the cold for Bettendorf's Veterans Day memorial ceremony

Community members gathered at Bettendorf's Veterans Memorial Park, despite the cold, to honor the almost 1,000 heroes immortalized on the monument. 

U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors use musical talent to thank veterans with free concert

The band, composed of 19 soldiers who have played all around the world, gave a free concert at Adler Theatre for Veterans Day. 

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