AUSTIN (KXAN) - Saturday, the city will try to help veterans secure new jobs. It's part of the "Welcome Home Iraq Veterans Parade."
The Congress Avenue bridge will be closed starting at 6:30 a.m.
The parade begins at 9 a.m., and goes up Congress Avenue to the Capitol. Afterward, there will be a ceremony on the Capitol steps at 11 a.m.
The event will be followed by a job fair for vets, taking place at the Capitol Extension.
Anyone going to the parade is asked to bring items for care packages to send to Central Texas troops still stationed in Afghanistan.
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