21 cannon salute in Alameda honors Pres. George HW Bush's burial

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The U.S. Coast Guard Base in Alameda conducted the salute starting a noon Thursday, honoring the burial of the 41st president of the United States. (KGO-TV)

There was a 21 cannon salute for 21 minutes in Alameda Thursday to honor former President George H.W. Bush.

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The U.S. Coast Guard Base in Alameda conducted the salute starting a noon Thursday, honoring the burial of the 41st president of the United States.

A 21-gun salute is always fired at noon on the day of the funeral of a President.

It's one of many moving tributes across California and the U.S. for Mr. Bush.

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