Wounded service members, guests arrive in Huntsville for Heroes Week

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Large crowds are at Huntsville International Airport today to welcome wounded service members and their guests to the Rocket City.
They are coming for Heroes Week, which is filled with several events to honor them for their sacrifice for our country.

Supporters of all ages cheered their arrival at the airport Thursday.  The service members and their guests will arrive on a few flights today.

Welcome to Huntsville! We plan to cover several events over the next week as you enjoy the warm hospitality of the Tennessee Valley.

A number of events are planned to celebrate and honor veterans:
  • November 7, a concert will be held by the UAH music ensembles. A $5 donation is suggested.
  • On November 10, a special event is set for Redstone Arsenal employees and active duty veterans.  Guests will also enjoy a bass fishing tournament and a cruise around Lake Guntersville.
  • On November 11th, the Veterans Day parade takes over downtown Huntsville, starting at 10:45 a.m.