Veterans Day In San Antonio: ‘This Is The Place To Be’

“Especially for my Vietnam brothers and sisters, the fact that they’re finally welcoming them home – because they didn’t have this when they came home.”

By Carson FrameNovember 11, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

Thousands from Military City, U.S.A. and beyond lined the streets of downtown San Antonio Saturday for a parade honoring Veterans Day. About 100 floats wound their way from Avenue E and Houston Street to Milam Park, where a small festival was held.

Area ROTC middle and high school students participated, as did local representatives like District 9 City Councilman John Courage and U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett.

The parade is in its 20th year. Retired Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Angela Salinas,  CEO of Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas, was named grand marshal. She told reporters she was honored, as a woman, to be named the face of this year’s veterans’ parade.

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