(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Veterans Day Parade returned to downtown Colorado Springs on Saturday Nov. 5, with about 4,000 participants in the lineup.

FOX21 also participated in the parade to show appreciation to veterans and those who continue to serve the county.

You may have seen FOX21 Meteorologists Valerie Mills and Robert Hahn driving the new FOX21 Storm Team Storm Squatch. Morning Anchor Craig Coffey was also featured at the parade as an announcer during the event.

Hundreds of spectators lined the streets to watch Mounted Color Guards from Fort Carson and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, along with marching bands, Military collector vehicles, and more.