Cold War Veterans Focus of the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade for 2017

Parade Celebrates 21 Years with Theme “Silent Sacrifice”

Glowing with tributes to our nation’s true heroes, our veterans, the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade will once again be presented by Honoring Arizona’s Veterans (HAV).

Time: LIVE Shots available from 5:30 to 9 a.m.
Time: Parade start 11 a.m., open to media
Date: Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017
Place: Central and Montebello, south

2021-02-18T10:05:29-07:00November 10th, 2017|

APS VETERANS VIDEO: Aaron Dudney

We were thrilled to see our Honoring Arizona’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.'”

Check

2021-02-18T10:16:32-07:00November 3rd, 2017|

MEET OUR MARSHALS: 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 the titles Miss High School America, Miss Jr. High

2021-02-18T10:18:21-07:00November 3rd, 2017|

MEET OUR MARSHALS: 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 Forces, Headquarters Marine Corps, Marine Barracks 8th & I,

2021-02-18T10:19:29-07:00November 3rd, 2017|

PHOENIX VETERANS DAY PARADE ESSAY CONTEST: Our 2nd Place Winner

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

2021-02-18T10:22:17-07:00November 3rd, 2017|
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