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River Street Armed Forces Festival

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

The 14th Annual Savannah-area Armed Forces Memorial Day weekend Festival will be kicking off on River Street.

Festivities will begin on Rousakis Plazas at noon and will feature Colonel Thomas "Gasket" Grabowski, the new commander of Savannah's Combat Readiness Training Center. 

Immediately afterwards the U.S. Coast Guard will conduct a search and rescue operation in the Savannah River utilizing its helicopters and rescue personnel.

The Armed Forces Festival will include a wide assortment of entertainment scheduled throughout the weekend on River Street. 

Proceeds from the event will go to support Honor Flight Savannah and the Georgia National Guard Family Support Foundation.

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