Veterans Day Parade to honor veterans and first responders with special tribute to 9/11

Veterans Day Parade to honor veterans and first responders with special tribute to 9/11

United Launch Alliance (ULA) proudly presents the 2011 Veterans Day Parade and Fallen Heroes Honor Roll Reading, which will be held Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at 10 a.m. in Downtown Denver. This year’s parade will honor veterans and first responders, while paying special tribute to 9/11. 

ULA, the first-ever sponsor of the Denver Veterans Parade, is the nation’s rocket company – designing, building and launching missions for the Department of Defense, NASA, the National Reconnaissance Office and other commercial customers. The company employs 1,700 at its Centennial headquarters.

What:  2011 Veterans Day Parade with Special Tribute to 9/11and Fallen Heroes Honor Roll Reading

When:  Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011     
10 a.m., Parade, nearly 100 groups will gather to honor active military servicemen and women, veterans, first responders and the fallen 
11:30 a.m., Fallen Heroes Honor Roll Reading, names will be read of Colorado war heroes who have given their lives for our country

Where:  Downtown Denver 
Parade
The parade will begin on the corner of Bannock and Colfax, across from the Webb Building near Civic Center Park. Parade participants will march along 14th St. to Court Pl.  They will turn on 15th St. and march to Welton St. They will follow Welton St. to 17th St. At 17th St., they will turn and follow 17th St. to Broadway. Once at Broadway they will march to Colfax and 14th Ave. where the Parade Review stand will be located; between Civic Center Park and the State Capitol.

Fallen Heroes Honor Roll Reading
Colorado Veterans Monument in the park west of the state Capitol, between Lincoln and Broadway

Who:  United Launch Alliance proudly presents the 2011 Veterans Day Parade and Honor Roll Reading in partnership with Denver United Veterans Council, Colorado Tribute to Veterans and the City and County of Denver. 

Why:  The 2011 Veterans Day Parade will honor military men and women, veterans, and first responders, while paying special tribute to 9/11. The Fallen Heroes Honor Roll Reading will recognize Colorado war heroes who have given their lives for our country.

Special Parade Features: 
-9/11 World Trade Center Steel
-Military Units
-First Responder Units
-Vintage Cars
-Equestrians
-Marching Bands
-Floats
-Fly Over
-Cannon and Gun Salutes
-Live Entertainment
-Much More

For more information, visit www.denvergov.org/veterans.


Posted on Oct 31 2011 (Archive on Nov 01 2011)
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