US Military veterans and Gold Star families to get permanent free access to all national parks starting Nov. 11

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Visitors walk the grounds at the closed Puuhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today file photo)

U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt Wednesday announced at the Iowa Gold Star Museum that Gold Star Families and U.S. military veterans will be granted free access to national parks, wildlife refuges and other Federal lands managed by the Department of the Interior starting on Veterans Day (Nov. 11) this year and every day onward.