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Huge crowd expected for Veterans Day Parade in Phoenix

Media Contact: Samantha Lorenz, slorenz@gcjpr.com, (602).274.1988 Phoenix, AZ (Oct. 20, 2022) – Event organizers estimate an attendance of more than 45,000 people at this year’s Phoenix Veterans Day Parade, scheduled for 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov.  11. This year’s Parade Grand Marshals continue honoring Veterans from every foreign war or conflict from World War II through Afghanistan. The …

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Seven veterans to serve as Grand Marshals in the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade

Amongst the 511,000 veterans in Maricopa County, there are seven who will have the honor of serving as Veterans Grand Marshals in the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade set for Friday, November 11th, on the streets of Phoenix. The selectees were chosen from a pool of candidates submitted by community members. The winners are: World War …

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High School Students are invited to write salutes to veterans, earn the chance to win prize money for themselves and their classroom

Each year, Honoring America’s Veterans recognizes four high school students for writing about veterans.  We select one winner from each grade in 9-12.  Winning Essay students receive cash prizes, the opportunity to ride in the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade, obtain memorabilia from the event and the winning entries’ teachers receive $150 to use in their classrooms. …

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Honor Our Heroes Veterans Grand Marshal Competition Now Open for Applications

Do you have a military veteran you would like to recognize in the annual Honor Our Heroes campaign? Now is the time to submit your nomination for that deserving Veteran.  HAV will select seven “Honor Our Heroes” recipients whose military service ranges from World War II to the present.  As honorees, these veterans will serve …

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In honor of Jim Frost, a profile on Lex the Military Working Dog from the 2008 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade

Lex  the Military Working Dog Just a couple of weeks shy of his 21st birthday, Marine Corporal Dustin Jerome Lee was mortally wounded in a mortar attack in Fallujah, Iraq, in March 2007. Lee’s partner Lex, a Military Working Dog, who was also wounded, was at his side to comfort him. Medics had to drag …

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We need volunteers for the 2021 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade

Honoring America’s Veterans hosts Arizona’s largest attended Veterans Day Parade on Thursday, November 11th. There are many people making this possible by stepping up and volunteering. You can be one of these special individuals making a difference! Please help us celebrate our Arizona Veterans with your time and energy.  When: November 11th, 2021   Time:  Approximately …

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