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Fitchburg Memorial Day Ceremony

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FITCHBURG (WKOW) -- Residents in the city of Fitchburg gather in honor of its veterans.

The ceremony featured Retired Navy Captain Mary Kolar, who spoke about the historical importance of women in the military.    

Capt. Mary Kolar (Ret.) says, "Less than 1 percent of the U.S. population is serving in the military. And less than 25% of that is women, so like anything else sometimes it's too easy to overlook the contributions of people.

The ceremony in Fitchburg was followed by lunch and a wreath laying

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