Flag raising and a parade were among the observances Friday as the Vineyard paid quiet tribute to veterans near and far. The morning parade in Oak Bluffs was a multigenerational affair.
Service and self sacrifice have been a hallmark of the Vineyard for centuries, across the spectrum of race, gender and income.
Martha’s Vineyard joins the rest of the country in solemn celebration of the national holiday honoring those who have served.


Dozens gathered at Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs Thursday for a solemn ceremony in honor of Veterans Day, recognizing those, on-Island and off, who have served in the armed forces.
Veterans Day is Thursday, Nov. 11, celebrating the service of all military veterans. The Vineyard recognizes the day with a ceremony at Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs, beginning at 11 a.m


Veterans and onlookers gathered in Ocean Park Wednesday morning under gray skies and warm temperatures for a ceremony in honor of Veterans Day.