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Veterans group running across US will be in Eunice Wednesday, public invited to show support

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A veterans group running across the country with the American flag is visiting Eunice Wednesday and the public is invited to show support.

It's part of the Old Glory Relay.

The 46th leg of the relay will be arriving in Eunice from Ragley between 3 and 5 pm at the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) POST 3809 Hall on Highway 190.

It will have traveled from Seattle, Washington, beginning September 11 on its two-month journey to its final destination of Tampa, Florida on Veterans Day, November 11, 2017.

A reception will be held for the Relay Team at the end of the day's journey on October 25 at the VFW Hall. The public is encouraged to attend and show support for their cause.

The 47th leg of the relay will depart from the VFW POST on the morning of October 26 on its way to Livonia.

At the end of the run, the One Flag will have traveled 4600 miles in two months time.

The purpose of the relay is to raise funds and awareness for the Veterans across the country that its support.

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