Veterans Honored at Alabama National Fair

Montgomery, AL (WSFA) - The Alabama National Fair kicked off in a festive way on Friday.

Veterans from around the river region were honored in a special ceremony on the Garrett Coliseum stage. WSFA 12 News anchor Bob Howell served as the host of the first ever ceremony at the fair.

The ceremony included the presentation of colors, patriotic music, and several speakers including an Iraq War veteran who lost his arm in action.

The event ended with a huge fireworks show Friday night.