2018 Veterans Day Parade
Victoria, Texas – Victoria County Veterans Council VCVC will present the 2018 Veterans Day Parade in DeLeon Plaza, 101 N. Main St. on Saturday November 10 at 10:00AM. It is featuring bands, floats, drill teams, local veteran’s organizations, and private citizen’s, et al. The US Army Recruiting Command National Recruiter Asset semi-truck will be parked at the plaza for people to visit beginning at 8 am along with several US Army Recruiters to answer questions spectators might have.
This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the signing of the Armistice at 11:00 AM on November 11, 2018. The VCVC is hoping for a larger participation to honor this auspicious date. We request that you share, post, print and/or publish the parade forms, which are due on October 29. (See attached)
The parade starts corner of Goodwin and Main heading south to Church Street turning west and then up Bridge Street ending at DeLeon Plaza in front of the 1892 Courthouse where a ceremony honoring our veterans will complete the festivities. Reverend Walter Gant will officiate the prayer. The Keynote speaker is Sgt. First Class Matthew Sutton, United States Army Recruiting Station Commander for Victoria. (Bio attached)
Victoria County Veterans Council member are from all Victoria County veterans’ organizations that has a charter from the U.S. Congress. The VCVC are active in patriotic and veteran-oriented activities such as funeral detail, cemetery detail and coordinating of the Veterans Day Parade.