Tag: Veterans Day

PHOENIX VETERANS DAY PARADE ESSAY CONTEST: Here’s our third place winner!

Educating our youth about the sacrifices and service our military veterans provide is a part of the mission of the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade. So, the non-profit parade organizers Honoring Arizona’s Veterans once again hosted the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade Essay Contest this year as part of the education effort. Open to all high-school-age students […]

MEET OUR MARSHALS: World War II Grand Marshal John Kolling

John Kolling left his family’s North Dakota farm and joined the Army at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, when he was 20 years old. He traveled by ship from New York to Scotland aboard the Queen Mary to fight in the war with duty in Central Europe, Rhineland and the Ardennes. He was an armored car driver […]

CALLING ALL SCOUTS! Here’s how to get involved in the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade

  The Phoenix Veterans Day Parade is a great, patriotic event – and a great way for Scouts to perform some important community service by distributing flags and programs! If your troop would like to get involved, here is everything you need to know. WHO: First, contact Perry Mason, Principal of Mountain Sky Junior High […]

MEET OUR MARSHALS: Celebrity Grand Marshal Pete Hegseth

Pete Hegseth is the author of the highly acclaimed new book “In The Arena,” as well as a Fox News Channel contributor, appearing regularly as a correspondent and guest co-host for the network’s morning show, “Fox & Friends.” He also appears frequently on “The Kelly File,” “Outnumbered,” “America’s Newsroom” and “Happening Now.” Pete is also […]