Photo gallery: Lawrence Veterans Day Parade 2017

After a decades-long absence, the Veterans Day Parade returned to downtown Lawrence on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

photo by: Mike Yoder

Members of the 312th Army Band from Lawrence march in the Veteran’s Day parade through downtown Lawrence, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

photo by: Mike Yoder

Veterans on motorcycles ride down Massachusetts Street in the Veteran’s Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A veteran salutes other vets during the Veteran’s Day parade through downtown Lawrence on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

photo by: Mike Yoder

University of Kansas Medical Center employees drive a float honoring the nurses of the 77th EVAC 1942-1945 during the Veteran’s Day parade through downtown Lawrence, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

photo by: Mike Yoder

Erv Hodges, a veteran, former city commissioner and lifelong Lawrence resident, rides in the Veteran’s Day parade as Grand Marshall on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

photo by: Mike Yoder

American Legion members gather before the start of the Veteran’s Day parade through downtown Lawrence, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A group of girls wave flags as they watch the Veteran’s Day parade pass through downtown Lawrence, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A group of veterans march in the Veteran’s Day parade through downtown Lawrence, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A young girl watches a passing float during the Veteran’s Day parade through downtown Lawrence, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

photo by: Mike Yoder

Two boys wave flags as they watch the Veteran’s Day parade pass through downtown Lawrence, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A dog accompanies marchers in the Veterans Day Parade in downtown Lawrence on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.