Created: 08/15/2013 7:48 AM KSTP.com
(ABC 6 NEWS) -- An annual 3-day event to thank local servicemembers kicks off Thursday in Rochester.
It's hosted by Universal Marine and RV.
There will be a lot of family activities, especially for kids.
Military vehicles will be on site, kids can interact with servicemembers, and on Saturday a Mayo One helicopter will be there for viewing.
The event runs through Saturday.