Philadelphia

The 3rd Annual Philadelphia Veterans Parade

Vietnam Veterans of America

The Philadelphia Veterans Parade held the annual Parade honoring the sacrifices of our Veterans in the tri-state region, on Sunday, November 5th. The parade kicked off at 12:30 pm from JFK Blvd and North 16th Street. The parade route continued around City Hall, heading east on Market Street and ended at North […]

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Philadelphia Veterans Day Parade – 2016

Philadelphia Veterans Day Parade 2016

The 2nd Annual Philadelphia Veterans Parade was held on Sunday, November 6, 2016. A Veterans Festival was held on Market Street from 5th to 3rd Streets, where everyone was welcome to enjoy live performances, enjoy a great collection of food and beverages, a rock wall that challenged both adults and children, as well as activities […]

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The 1st Annual Philadelphia Veterans Parade

Philadelphia Veterans Parade

Philadelphia’s first Veterans Day parade marched through Center City on Sunday, November 8th, winding its way from Broad and Walnut to Independence Hall. Police on motorcycles led the way, followed by uniformed horsemen in gleaming silver helmets with black plumes from the Philadelphia City Troop Cavalry, established in 1774. They were followed […]

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Flag Exchange 1991

Flag Exchange 1991

The Persian Gulf War in 1991 began a new era for veterans. The immediate and overwhelming victory by the United States against Saddam Hussein instilled a sense of pride in all veterans. A group of Vietnam veterans organized a ceremony to welcome home returning troops. It was our way of saying that […]

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