Several Veterans Day events are scheduled throughout Cobb County, from parades and ceremonies to special programs and other events. There are many Cobb residents for whom Veterans Day 2014 is far more than a holiday.
According to U.S. Veterans Administration data, Cobb County’s veterans population of 48,898 is the second highest veterans population of Georgia’s 159 counties. The VA data shows, as of September 2013, Fulton at 49,217 veterans, Gwinnett at 47,476 and DeKalb with 40,518.
Cobb County Public Library System is hosting events throughout the week related to Veterans Day. For a previous blog post on the programs, click here.