2013 CT Veterans Day Parade

Kristin Beth Ferris, coordinator of the 2013 CT Veterans Day Parade, and Daniel J. McHale, retired Brigadier General, stop by to talk about the upcoming parade.

November 3 at 12:30 p.m. near the State Capitol in Hartford will be the starting point of the 14th statewide Veterans Day Parade. This is the largest veterans parade in New England and one of the biggest salutes to veterans in the United States.

Schedule:

11:30 p.m.    Wreath-Laying Ceremony to Remember Veterans at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Arch.

12:30 p.m.    Parade steps off near State Capitol at Buckingham and Washington Street.
Reviewing Stand on Main St., across from Wadsworth Atheneum.

1:30 p.m.      Moment of Silence – Parade stops to remember servicemen and women who gave their
lives for freedom. Volunteers hold red Silence signs. Church bells toll, National Anthem is sung.

Any Connecticut resident who is an active, retired or honorably discharged member of the U.S. Armed Forces including commissioned officers, warrant officers and enlisted personnel of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard or Reserves is welcome – register on line at www.ctveteransparade.org or call the parade line at (860) 986-7254.

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