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Logo with Phoenix Veterans Day Celebration

Honoring America’s Veterans presents the Phoenix Veterans Day Celebration:  USA, A Beacon of Liberty 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 Streaming Live on Facebook and YouTube

Glowing with tributes to our nation’s true heroes, Honoring Americas Veterans will present the 2020 Phoenix Veterans Day Celebration. This year’s theme is “The USA, A Beacon of Liberty.” Due to the worldwide pandemic, the in-person parade will be a Livestream event.  Time:  Livestreams start at 11 a.m. Date:  Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 Facebook Livestream: […]

Join us for the 2020 Phoenix Veterans Day Online Celebration

Can you believe Veterans Day is just a few weeks away? Depending on how you view it, 2020 has either flown by or inched by – and that has definitely been the case for us at Honoring America’s Veterans. In February, we selected the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade theme, USA, A Beacon of Liberty, just […]

Local heroes a part of Phoenix Veterans Day Parade

Though separated by generations, Scottsdale residents Abby Malchow and the late Mike Rizzo have one thing in common – they served. Malchow and Rizzo were selected earlier this year to serve as Grand Marshals at the 2018 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade tomorrow, Nov. 12, in central Phoenix. Every year, the parade, now in its 22nd […]

MEET OUR MARSHALS: Celebrity Grand Marshal Loretta Swit*

Few actresses can capture the imagination of generations of audiences with the certainty and charm of Loretta Swit. As quick-witted, impassioned Major Margaret Houlihan of television’s most honored series, “M*A*S*H,” Ms. Swit became an American icon and, with its popularity now in worldwide syndication, new fans continue to enjoy her lavish portrayal of the sensuous, […]

VETERANS DAY QUIZ

Test your knowledge of Veterans Day and our veterans by taking this quiz! (The answers are at the bottom – but don’t cheat!) By what name was Veterans Day originally known? What does the “11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month” signify? What is the name of the treaty that marked the […]

11 WAYS TO CELEBRATE VETERANS DAY: HONOR THOSE WHO SERVED

Veterans Day is almost upon us! November 11th is the one day set aside each year to honor those who have served and continue to serve our nation. Not to be confused with Memorial Day, the day we pay tribute to fallen service members, Veterans Day offers a great opportunity to teach civilians about the sacrifice […]

THE 2018 PHOENIX VETERANS DAY PARADE ESSAY CONTEST: 2nd-Place Winner

We had nearly 100 entries for our essay contest this year! Writing to the theme of “OUT OF THE TRENCHES: A Century of Remembrance – WWI 1918,” students were judged on Creative Writing, Grammar, Originality, Content, and Theme Focus. The winners will receive cash prizes courtesy of Durant’s Restaurant, a ride in the parade, winning […]

MEET OUR MARSHALS: Business Community Grand Marshal Greg DeBernard

Greg DeBernard was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he was adopted by two loving parents, Margaret and Guido. He attended the University of Utah on an ROTC Scholarship and graduated in 1986. He graduated from Southwestern University College of Law in 1989. He currently serves as the Regional Vice President of the USAA […]

THE 2018 PHOENIX VETERANS DAY PARADE ESSAY CONTEST: 3rd-Place Winner

We had nearly 100 entries for our essay contest this year! Writing to the theme of “OUT OF THE TRENCHES: A Century of Remembrance – WWI 1918,” students were judged on Creative Writing, Grammar, Originality, Content, and Theme Focus. The winners will receive cash prizes courtesy of Durant’s Restaurant, a ride in the parade, winning […]

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