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VA Massing of Colors to Honor First Responders

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - An annual ceremony in Richmond honoring the U.S. flag and American service members will also pay tribute to the nation's first responders.

The 10th annual Massing of Colors ceremony is set for Saturday at the Virginia War Memorial.

This year's ceremony is dedicated to law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians.

Forty Color Guards from across Virginia will be on parade. The keynote speaker will be former Adjutant Gen. Robert B. Newman Jr. of the Virginia National Guard.

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