BROOKLYN'S 150TH KINGS COUNTY

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

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Sponsored by the United Military Veterans of Kings County

May 29, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Lest We Forget

 

Mission Statement

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.

Parade Route

Check in with Street Marshals no later than 9:30AM at 3rd Ave. & 77th St. 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.

 

Grand Marshals

We are proud to have the following as our Grand Marshals and Deputy Grand Marshals for Brooklyn's 150th Memorial Day Parade

 

 
 

Deputy Grand MarshalS

 
 

Special Guests

Call to March

 

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING APRIL 18, 2017.

All Veterans, bands, civic and corporate groups, schools and church groups, and motorcycle clubs are invited to participate in Brooklyn's 150th Memorial Day Parade. General Membership meetings will be held at the US Army Garrison Fort Hamilton starting at 7:00PM in the Post Chapel at 219 Grimes Road on April 18, and the final meeting before the parade on May 16. All who wish to march are encouraged to attend.
It is important to call 917-886-0784 and give your name and the name of the organization you represent to gain access to the installation.

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