Veterans Day events across the News13 area and country

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(WBTW) – Monday is Veterans Day and there were events held across the News13 area and the nation.

In Florence, a monument was unveiled as a tribute to Gold Star Family Members at Veterans Park.

The Military Appreciation Committee presented a Veterans Day ceremony at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center Monday, where four new military service members took their oath of enlistment.

Guest speaker Captain Ronald Abrams says Veterans Day is personal to him. He reminded audience members how important it is for young people to join the military.

President Donald Trump speaks at NYC Veterans Day Parade in Madison Square Park in New York City.

Vice President Mike Pence placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington, Virginia.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke to the SC Corps. of Cadets at The Citadel in Charleston.

Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders attended a veterans and seniors town hall in Des Moines, Iowa.

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