Tag: Korean War

Honor Our Heroes Nominations Now Open

At Honoring America’s Veteran’s, our mission is to help our veterans heal by displaying our gratitude and respect.  We do this through recognition events like the annual Phoenix Veterans Day Parade.  Due to COVID-19, the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade for 2020 will move virtual, to meet public safety guidelines.  The new online event for 2020 […]

MEET OUR MARSHALS: Korean War Grand Marshal Francis (Frank) Doherty

Francis (Frank) Doherty was born May 21, 1928, and grew up in Detroit, Michigan. Doherty enlisted in the U.S. Army at the age of 17 during World War II and was given a non-combat assignment. He returned to Detroit and pursued a degree at the University of Detroit, until he was called back to active […]

MEET OUR MARSHALS: Korean War Grand Marshal Melvin Brody

Mel Brody enlisted in the United States Navy in 1951 when he was 18 years old, hoping to be stationed with his big brother, who had been recalled to active duty in support of the Korean conflict. His brother Aaron also served in the Navy during World War II, spending weeks in a life raft […]