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Veterans honored in Heroes Hunt parade

The Goodfellow Joint Service Color Guard marches during the Heroes Hunt parade in San Angelo, Texas, Dec. 7, 2017. The color guard led the parade along the Concho river walk.

The Goodfellow Joint Service Color Guard marches during the Heroes Hunt parade in San Angelo, Texas, Dec. 7, 2017. The color guard led the parade along the Concho river walk. (U.S. Air Force photo by Aryn Lockhart/Released)

Soldiers from the 344th Military Intelligence Battalion march during the Heroes Hunt parade in San Angelo, Texas, Dec. 7, 2017. The 344th MIBN trains, develops and educates Soldiers at Goodfellow to conduct and lead signals intelligence operations.

Soldiers from the 344th Military Intelligence Battalion march during the Heroes Hunt parade in San Angelo, Texas, Dec. 7, 2017. The 344th MIBN trains, develops and educates Soldiers at Goodfellow to conduct and lead signals intelligence operations. (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Randall Moose/Released)

Marines from the Marine Corps Detachment on Goodfellow Air Force Base march during the Heroes Hunt parade in San Angelo, Texas, Dec. 7, 2017. The detachment provides administrative, logistic, and training support to staff and students in the occupational fields of Fire Protection and Signals Intelligence in order to deliver technically proficient, combat capable Marines to the operating forces and supporting establishment.

Marines from the Marine Corps Detachment on Goodfellow Air Force Base march during the Heroes Hunt parade in San Angelo, Texas, Dec. 7, 2017. The detachment provides administrative, logistic, and training support to staff and students in the occupational fields of Fire Protection and Signals Intelligence in order to deliver technically proficient, combat capable Marines to the operating forces and supporting establishment. (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Randall Moose/Released)

Airmen from the 17th Training Group march during the Heroes Hunt parade in San Angelo, Texas, Dec. 7, 2017. The mission of the 17th Training Group is to "Train, Develop and Inspire Professional Fire Protection and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Warriors."

Airmen from the 17th Training Group march during the Heroes Hunt parade in San Angelo, Texas, Dec. 7, 2017. The mission of the 17th Training Group is to "Train, Develop and Inspire Professional Fire Protection and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Warriors." (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Randall Moose/Released)

A bystander salutes during the Heroes Hunt parade in San Angelo, Texas, Dec. 7, 2017.  The San Angelo community worked with Goodfellow Air Force Base service members to honor 24 wounded veterans during the Heroes Hunt parade.

A bystander salutes during the Heroes Hunt parade in San Angelo, Texas, Dec. 7, 2017. The San Angelo community worked with Goodfellow Air Force Base service members to honor 24 wounded veterans during the Heroes Hunt parade. (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Randall Moose/Released)

Bystanders applaud U.S. Army Staff Sgt. William Hines, wounded veteran, and Sgt. 1st Class David Fillbrandt, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion instructor, during the Heroes Hunt parade in San Angelo, Texas, Dec. 7, 2017.  The event included a breakfast potluck, music from the Central High School Band and a parade.

Bystanders applaud U.S. Army Staff Sgt. William Hines, wounded veteran, and Sgt. 1st Class David Fillbrandt, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion instructor, during the Heroes Hunt parade in San Angelo, Texas, Dec. 7, 2017. The event included a breakfast potluck, music from the Central High School Band and a parade. (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Randall Moose/Released)

SAN ANGELO, Texas --

The San Angelo community worked with Goodfellow Air Force Base service members to honor 24 wounded veterans during the Heroes Hunt parade in Santa Fe Park, Dec. 7.

The event included a breakfast potluck, music from the Central High School Band and a parade.

“Events like this bring visibility to veterans of combat that are wounded,” said Sgt. 1st Class David Wasierski, wounded warrior. “It gives us an opportunity to share our experiences with each other.”

Goodfellow service members marched for wounded veterans who could not.

“I think it’s an honor,” said Airman Cierra Targer, 315th Training Squadron trainee. “We haven’t accomplished what they have. We haven’t earned that thank you.”

After the parade, the wounded veterans will participate in a six-day hunt on ranches across west Texas.

“Thank you, thank you, thank you for putting such an outstanding event together and taking such good care of us,” said Wasierski. “It’s an awesome experience.”

Some people took time to thank the veterans as they passed by.

“Thank you for your service,” said Targer. “Thank you for leading the way.”