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

2019-01-25T05:12:57+00:00

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 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

2019-01-25T05:16:22+00:00

EIGHT WAYS TO EXPRESS APPRECIATION ON VETERANS DAY

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

2017-11-10T09:30:10+00:00

APS VETERANS VIDEO: Aaron Dudney

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.'"

2017-11-03T19:57:48+00:00

APS VETERANS VIDEO: Aaron Dudney

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.'"

2017-11-03T19:34:12+00:00

MEET OUR MARSHALS: Arizona Pageant Queen Grand Marshal Katie Schaaf

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

2017-11-03T19:09:42+00:00

MEET OUR MARSHALS: Business Community Grand Marshal Craig Opel

Business Community Grand Marshal Craig Opel Lieutenant Colonel Craig Opel (USMC ret.), served 24 years in the United States Marine Corps, from 1976 to 2000. He entered the Naval Academy in 1972 as a midshipman and was commissioned a 2/LT USMC in June 1976. During his career he served in all three Marine Expeditionary

2017-11-03T19:05:26+00:00