ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – People across the area gathered to remember the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and honor its heroes.

Ameren partnered with the Department of Defense to put on a special parade in memory of those who fought in the Vietnam War. Sunday's parade focused on St. Louis area veterans.

More than 600 of Ameren's 8,500 employees have served in the military.

Ameren is pledging to hire additional veterans and spouses through the White House's Joining Forces initiative and Missouri's Show-Me Heroes program.

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