To educate a diverse audience that includes Veteran
groups, civic organizations, business leaders, educational institutions
and the general public on the importance of Memorial Day.The United
Military Veterans of Kings County will schedule, plan and execute an
annual parade on Memorial Day to include a memorial service to honor and
remember those who lost their lives in the defense of our nation.
Throughout the year, the United Military Veterans of Kings County will
promote the significant impact and contributions all Veterans have made
throughout our nations history.
Check in with Street Marshals no later than 9:30AM at 3rd Ave. & 77th St. on May 28, 2018. The parade route is from 78th St. and Third Ave., along Third Ave. to Marine Ave., up to Fourth Ave. and over to John Paul Jones Park on 101st St. and Fourth Ave. for the memorial service. All marchers will enter the park in formation to pass in review by the grandstand. Marchers will then be directed to a location on the field for the ceremony. NOTE: There will be no band performances in front of the grandstand and no solicitation or campaigning along the parade route.
our PAST 2017 Grand Marshals
We were honored to have Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan, Jr. USMC (with his wife Helen) and Korean War Veteran Prisco DeAngeles (with his wife Ruth) serve as our Grand Marshals for Brooklyn's 150th Memorial Day Parade and look forward to selecting our Marshals for Brooklyn's 151st Memorial Day Parade in 2018. Parade chairman Ray Aalbue and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams join the Grand Marshals join them last year.
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