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, 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,
(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
Honoring America's's Veterans and the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade are so grateful for all our sponsors - without which the Parade would never happen! The team at one of our new sponsors this year, Bank of America, took the time to write about what it means to be involved: Bank of America Elevates
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
Sergeant Nicola Balletto (left) as part of an honor guard detail rendering Military Funeral Honors for a veteran. Our veterans have the advantage of hindsight when it comes to looking back on their time in the military and what it meant. But what does serving mean to someone currently in the armed forces?
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.'"
Arizona Pageant Queen Grand Marshal Katie Schaaf Katie Schaaf of Glendale, Arizona, is the daughter of Lt Col Brian Schaaf, USAF (ret.) and Lisa Schaaf (also a USAF veteran). She was crowned Miss High School America 2017 this summer in Little Rock, Arkansas. Over 150 young ladies from around the United States competed for
3rd Place Craig Zeigler – 12th grade, Sunrise Mountain High School; Teacher: Jennifer Kruska THE ENEMY OF THE COLD WAR WAS FEAR ITSELF War is a concept that has a certain stereotype in the minds of most people. It elicits thoughts of firefights in an isolated and faraway part of the world, far removed from
2nd Place Ruby Price – 11th grade, Shadow Ridge High School; Teacher: Stacy Roberts A SILENT SACRIFICE: THE MOST NOBLE OF THEM ALL Much is forgotten to history. Sucked into the fleeting oblivion of human memory that causes a life-changing event for some to be non-existent for others. The service of Cold War veterans seems