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,

2019-01-25T05:14:28+00:00

PHOENIX VETERANS DAY PARADE ESSAY CONTEST: Our 1st Place Winner!

1st Place Ethan Brown – 11th grade, Seton Catholic Prep; Teacher: Jessica Breen THE UNSPOKEN HEROES: NEVER FORGET Cold War "duck and cover" drills at elementary schools were a constant reminder of imminent threat. One of the tensest eras of American history was built not on what happened, but on what didn’t happen.

2017-11-03T18:46:18+00:00

PHOENIX VETERANS DAY PARADE ESSAY CONTEST: Our Second-Place Winner

Educating our youth about the sacrifices and service our military veterans provide is a part of the mission of the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade. So, the non-profit parade organizers Honoring America's’s Veterans once again hosted the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade Essay Contest this year as part of the education effort. Open to all high-school-age students

2016-10-31T19:13:21+00:00

MEET OUR MARSHALS: Korean War Grand Marshal Bill Kummer

Korean War Grand Marshal Bill Kummer The month after he turned 18, Kummer officially entered the Navy as a Seaman Second Class. It was 1943 and many pilots were in training; the program was lengthened and toughened. But Kummer persisted and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the Marine Corps in January 1946

2016-10-24T17:14:27+00:00

Phoenix Veterans Day Parade Essay Contest Closes Sept. 30, 2016

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Sept. 18, 2016 www.phoenixveteransdayparade.org For information contact: Paula Pedene 480-772-2934 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade Essay Contest Closes Sept. 30, 2016 Theme “Welcome Home Vietnam Heroes” as Parade honors Vietnam Veterans PHOENIX, AZ –   Educating our youth about the sacrifices and service our military Veterans provide is a part of the

2016-09-18T22:22:33+00:00