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Veterans Day observed during events around region

Published On: Nov 11 2013 05:03:25 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 11 2013 05:51:07 PM EST

The Steelworkers Veterans Memorial Committee held its annual Veterans Day event in Bethlehem on Monday.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -

The Steelworkers Veterans Memorial Committee held its annual Veterans Day event at 3rd and Filmore streets in Bethlehem on Monday.

Dozens gathered to hear from Col. Frank Gunter of the United States Marine Corps. He was the guest speaker.

The Broughal Middle School Band also performed.

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The observances continued in Upper Saucon Twp., Lehigh Co. The Penn State Lehigh Valley Veterans Club hosted its annual commemoration on campus.

This year's event focused on the physical and emotional impact of deployment on military families.

Several servicemen and woman shared their personal experiences with the audience.