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NEW YORK, NY(SMI-ENTERTAINMENT-11.11.22)-The United War Veteran Council held its annual 103rd Veterans Day Parade Today (Nov. 11,) known as the largest Veterans parade in the nation with 280 Military Units, 20,000 marchers, 25 floats and 150 vehicles marched annually alongside fifth ave in the heart of New York City.

This year’s Grand Marshal was Vince M. Patton III, the Eighth Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard, and the first African-American to hold that prestigious position. Vince spent over 30 years in uniform, and continues to serve our military members, veterans and young people.


The mission of the United War Veterans Council is to honor and serve America’s veterans.It also advocate and make sure that the public always embraces its commitment to provide all veterans and their families with the care, recognition and opportunities they have rightfully earned.

The parade kicked-off at 12:00 noon and closed out at 4:00pm,  proceeding on its traditional map route from 26th Street and Fifth Avenue going North and ending at 45th Street & Fifth Avenue.

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