The 2016 National Memorial Day Parade – LIVE
Highlights of The 2016 National Memorial Day Parade
A TRIBUTE TO THE WORLD WAR II GENERATION
Commemorating the 75th anniversary of U.S. entrance into World War II, dozens of surviving veterans will serve as Grand Marshals, representing the 16 million who served and more than 400,000 who made the ultimate sacrifice.
HONORING THE FALLING OF SEPTEMBER 11 2001
Remembering those lost on September 11, 2001, and the heroism of the first responders who sacrificed to save lives.
REMEMBERING THE GULF WAR
On the 25th Anniversary of the Gulf War, veterans of the conflict will march to honor those who lost their lives in an effort to preserve freedom.
SOURCE: facebook.com event by American Veterans Center
Join thousands as we honor the sacrifices of our nation’s heroes, from the American Revolution through today.
The National Memorial Day Parade was launched in 2005 by the American Veterans Center and the World War II Veterans Committee in Washington, D.C. Since 2008, the parade has been televised and broadcast live to our troops stationed around the globe.
It is the largest Memorial Day event in the nation; a testament to the public’s desire to honor those who have sacrificed so much for our freedom on this sacred day.