On Sunday, as the 45th president continued his Twitter taunts of nuclear-armed nemesis Kim Jong Un of North Korea, veterans, peace activists and high school marching bands paraded down Fisherman’s Wharf — heralding the wounded and fallen,...Show More Summary
Americans honored their military veterans Saturday with a parade in the wintry cold of New York City, where one World War II vet thanked onlookers for remembering, and in a … Click to Continue »
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin made his way up Fifth Ave. on Saturday as the grand marshal of the city’s annual Veterans Day parade.
Veterans Memorial Anthem, AZ Good morning. Hope you have a meaningful Veterans Day today. Any commemorations going on near you? There are near us. The parade in Fresno, plus ceremonies in little cemeteries all over the Valley. Below, a...
New York City hosted its 98th annual Veterans Day Parade, the largest celebration of service in the nation, on Nov. 11. “America’s Parade” featured more than 20,000 participants, with marching bands, people on floats, veterans’ groups and military units. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — Legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin and the U.S. Air Force's highest-ranking woman joined Mayor Bill de Blasio and others at the city's Veterans Day parade.
From parades to music festivals, Veterans Day will be marked Saturday by a variety of events across Southern California. Long Beach will host its 21st annual Veterans Day Parade beginning at 10 a.m. at South Street and Elm Avenue. Festivities include food and music that will continue until 3 p.m....
by Stranger Things To Do Staff Auburn has one of the largest Veterans Day parades in the country, and this year will mark the 52nd annual event. Auburn Arts and Events Veterans Day—which falls on Saturday, November 11, this year—might...Show More Summary
One of the biggest veterans day parades in the country is in Auburn. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Veterans Day—which falls on Saturday, November 11, this year—might not be the first November holiday that springs to mind, but there are plenty of events in the Seattle area to honor those who served in the military. Show More Summary
“Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause.” – Abraham Lincoln The 7th Annual Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 11, 2017 along Capitol Mall. The parade not […]
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A parade committee will hear an appeal from the Sons of Confederate Veterans after a Kentucky city commission voted to limit participation in its Veterans Day parade to those representing … Click to Continue »
New York City Memorial Day celebrations have featured parades of military hardware almost since the earliest commemorations following the U.S. Civil War. Barely 15 years after that war's end, Union Army veterans from New Jersey marched...Show More Summary
New Yorkers are set to salute veterans with colorful parade marches throughout the city Monday.
BOSTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of people lined the frigid streets of Boston on Sunday for the city's St. Patrick's Day parade, which went off amid high spirits and without a hitch after a dispute over whether a gay veterans group could march.
"You served this country, you deserve respect."
UPDATE: This uproar resolved itself: A South Boston veterans council, facing withering criticism, reversed course Friday and extended an unconditional invitation to the group of gay veterans it had barred from marching in the St. Patrick’s...Show More Summary
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the decision by the organizers of Boston St. Patrick's Day parade to bar a group of gay veterans from participating (all times local):
Gay and transgender U.S. military veterans will be allowed to participate in the city of Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade next weekend. Continue reading ? The post Gay veterans permitted to march in Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The organizers of Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade say they’ll allow the LGBTQ veterans group OUTFEST to march in this year’s parade after their earlier denial sparked outrage and prompted sponsors and elected officials to pu… Read The post Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade Reverses, Allows LGBTQ Veterans Group to March appeared first on Towleroad.