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Hundreds of participants, including West Orange High's JAFROTC students, took part in the 2.2-mile walk, which began and ended at Veterans Memorial Park

GALLERY: American Legion hosts Challenge 22

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 |

Hundreds of participants, including West Orange High's JAFROTC students, took part in the 2.2-mile walk, which began and ended at Veterans Memorial Park

Three Winter Garden firefighters walked the 2.2 miles in full gear.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 |

Three Winter Garden firefighters walked the 2.2 miles in full gear.

Many veterans showed up for the American Legion RuckWalk.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 |

Many veterans showed up for the American Legion RuckWalk.

Zona accompanied her owner, Kurt Gies, American Legion commander, during the walk and the festivities.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 |

Zona accompanied her owner, Kurt Gies, American Legion commander, during the walk and the festivities.

Birthday greetings awaited World War II veterans Gilbert Waganheim and Melvin Jenner near the stage where the Josh Gilbert Band played.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 |

Birthday greetings awaited World War II veterans Gilbert Waganheim and Melvin Jenner near the stage where the Josh Gilbert Band played.

The Josh Gilbert Band wowed the crowd.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 |

The Josh Gilbert Band wowed the crowd.

Cynthia Lait watched over the silent auction tables as folks bid on the variety of items.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 |

Cynthia Lait watched over the silent auction tables as folks bid on the variety of items.

A special memorial was set up for the 13 service members who died in the recent bombing in Afghanistan.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 |

A special memorial was set up for the 13 service members who died in the recent bombing in Afghanistan.

Guests took a moment at the two veteran walls: the Patriot Guard Riders’ Vietnam and the Global War on Terrorism.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 |

Guests took a moment at the two veteran walls: the Patriot Guard Riders’ Vietnam and the Global War on Terrorism.

Guests took a moment at the two veteran walls: the Patriot Guard Riders’ Vietnam and the Global War on Terrorism.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 |

Guests took a moment at the two veteran walls: the Patriot Guard Riders’ Vietnam and the Global War on Terrorism.

Andres Acevedo, a veteran who served in Iraq, spent some time at the veteran walls. Two brothers served in Vietnam, and the family was blessed to see their return.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 |

Andres Acevedo, a veteran who served in Iraq, spent some time at the veteran walls. Two brothers served in Vietnam, and the family was blessed to see their return.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 |

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