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Phoenix Veterans Day Parade Announces 2019 Parade Grand Marshals

Honoring America’s Veterans (HAV) is announcing the following Grand Marshals for the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade: Lieutenant Colonel Robert Ashby, World War II. U.S. Air Force (Sun City West, AZ): A Tuskegee airman and first black captain for Frontier Airlines, Robert Ashby was born July 17, 1926 in Yemassee, SC. As a cadet he flew


Veterans Grand Marshals Represent All Eras in Phoenix Veterans Day Parade

Arizona Pubic Service proudly hosts the sixth annual Phoenix Veterans Day Parade, announcement of the Veterans Grand Marshal’s Event. Photo credit: Bill Pedene, Bill Pedene Photography The Phoenix Veterans Day Parade has been a passion of mine for more than two decades. When we started this event in 1997, we had no idea


World War I Centennial Focus of the 2018 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade

Parade Celebrates 22 Years with Theme “Out of the Trenches: A Century of Remembrance” Glowing with tributes to our nation’s true heroes, our veterans, the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade will once again be presented by Honoring America's’s Veterans (HAV). Time:  LIVE Shots available from 4:30 to 9 a.m. Time:  Parade start 11 a.m., open to


Phoenix Veterans Day Parade Honors Veterans of All Eras with Grand Marshal Selections

PHOENIX, AZ – This year's Veterans Grand Marshals of the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade, have earned some of our nation’s highest honors, including Bronze Stars, Purple Hearts and more. Selectees for 2018 are: WWII-Mike Rizzo (Scottsdale), U.S. Army – This Purple Heart recipient was close to not coming back from his service overseas five times,


Veterans Day Parade High School Essay Contest Open Now Through Sept. 24

Pictured above: The 2017 Essay Contest Winners – Ethan Brown of Seton Catholic Prep, Ruby Price of Shadow Ridge High School and Craig Ziegler of Sunrise Mountain High School – were escorted in the 2017 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade by the Hall of Flame Firefighters.   PHOENIX – High school students in Maricopa County can test


Phoenix Veterans Day Parade Grand Marshals Competition Now Open

(Vietnam War Grand Marshall Larry Leighton in the 2017 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade.) PHOENIX, AZ – Honoring America's’s Veterans (HAV) announced today they are once again hosting the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade Veterans Grand Marshal Competition. Who:  Veterans Grand Marshal Competition. What:  Seven Veterans will be selected to represent each era of service in the



As we prepare for our 21st annual Phoenix Veterans Day Parade this Saturday, we urge you to consider these ways you can show veterans you care on this important day. (Courtesy of www.military.com) 1. SHOW UP Attend a Veterans Day event in your area ‒ not just a picnic with friends, but an honest-to-goodness parade



We were thrilled to see our Honoring America's's Veterans President, Aaron Dudney, featured in a great video by APS! They say: "Twenty percent of our workforce are veterans, including Aaron Dudney, Manager Information Technology: 'As far as my job goes at APS today, it’s every bit as fulfilling as when I was in the military.'"