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Honor veterans at downtown parade Nov. 11

Posted Nov. 6, 2017

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Sailors from the Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base march through Sundance Square in the 2016 Veterans Day Parade.

The Tarrant County Veterans Day Parade will roll through downtown Fort Worth on Nov. 11. The theme is “Vietnam Letters from Home.”

The parade will feature more than 5,000 participants, including veterans, active military, Junior ROTC groups, school bands, and civic and patriotic organizations. The Grand marshal is Kevin Farmer, the 37th postmaster of Fort Worth.

Parade entries will stage by 9:30 a.m. at Panther Island Pavilion, 395 Purcey St., and step off at 10:30 a.m. The parade will proceed south on Main Street to Sundance Square for an 11 a.m. opening ceremony.

After the ceremony, the parade will continue south on Main Street to West Fifth Street, west to Houston Street, then north on Houston Street to return to the staging area.

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