memorial day

Parachutists impress at annual Memorial Day Parade

May 26, 2014
Brandon Kiley / KBIA

The Salute to Veterans Memorial Day Parade continued its 26-year tradition with spectators coming together to watch the parade in downtown Columbia. The Salute to Veterans Corporation says the parade is specifically put on to honor and remember those who served and those currently serving in the armed forces, guard, reserves and our allies.

Newscast for May 28, 2012

May 28, 2012
Lukas Udstuen / KBIA

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Construction to resume on burned apartments
  • Parade draws patriotic crowds
  • Missouri veterans' cemeteries observe Memorial Day

Salute to Veterans

The balmy weather didn't deter the thousands of people who gathered along Broadway this morning for the city’s 24th annual Memorial Day parade.

Louis Shackleton / Flikr

On this Memorial Day, veterans, family members, and supporters gathered at the five veterans’ cemeteries in Missouri. At the Jacksonville Cemetery near Moberly, hundreds showed up to pay respects to Missouri’s fallen soldiers.