Veterans Day Parade

Veterans’ Day Ceremony & Parade

The Historic Trust invites you to mark Veterans’ Day with the 31st annual Veterans’ Day Ceremony and Parade on Saturday, Nov. 11. The parade will be preceded by the Veteran’s Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. in the Providence Academy Ballroom, 400 E. Evergreen Blvd, presented with support from the Community Military Appreciation Committee and Columbia Credit Union. The ceremony will feature Reviewing Officer, Colonel Pirak, as the keynote speaker. Local veterans will be recognized, and the 2017 Grand Marshals of the parade, Commander Yvette Brown-Wahler and Ryan Corcilius, will be honored for their service to our community and our country. Attendees may view the parade after the ceremony from limited covered seating on the Academy lawn.

The parade begins at 11 a.m. This year marks the 31st anniversary of the community celebration honoring veterans of all service branches. This is a free, community event that is open to the public. View the 2017 lineup here.

The parade route begins on the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site at Evergreen Blvd. and E. Reserve St. The parade heads west along Evergreen Blvd., past Officers Row and the Providence Academy. At the Vancouver Community Library, the parade will head south down C St. and turn west on 8th St. From 8th, the parade will turn north on Main St., and head east on 11th St., ending back at the Providence Academy. Attendees are welcome to watch the parade from the sidewalks, grass, and covered areas along the parade route.

Veterans’ Ceremony & Parade

The Historic Trust invites you to mark Veterans’ Day with the 31st annual Veterans’ Day Ceremony and Parade on Saturday, Nov. 11. The parade will be preceded by the Veteran’s Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. in the Providence Academy Ballroom, 400 E. Evergreen Blvd, presented with support from the Community Military Appreciation Committee and Columbia Credit Union. The ceremony will feature Reviewing Officer, Colonel Pirak, as the keynote speaker. Local veterans will be recognized, and the 2017 Grand Marshals of the parade, Commander Yvette Brown-Wahler and Ryan Corcilius, will be honored for their service to our community and our country. Attendees may view the parade after the ceremony from limited covered seating on the Academy lawn.

The parade begins at 11 a.m. This year marks the 31st anniversary of the community celebration honoring veterans of all service branches. This is a free, community event that is open to the public. View the 2017 lineup here.

The parade route begins on the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site at Evergreen Blvd. and E. Reserve St. The parade heads west along Evergreen Blvd., past Officers Row and the Providence Academy. At the Vancouver Community Library, the parade will head south down C St. and turn west on 8th St. From 8th, the parade will turn north on Main St., and head east on 11th St., ending back at the Providence Academy. Attendees are welcome to watch the parade from the sidewalks, grass, and covered areas along the parade route.

Veterans Day Parade

The Fort Vancouver National Trust will host the Annual Veterans Parade at Fort Vancouver, presented by the Lough Legacy with support from Creekside Mortgage and The Vancouver Clinic. The parade begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, rain or shine. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the community celebration honoring Veterans of all service branches.

The ceremony preceding the parade, beginning at 10 a.m. on the Marshall House lawn, will feature keynote speaker Captain Greg Wooldridge, USN (Ret.). Captain Wooldridge is the former commanding officer of the Blue Angels, the United States Navy’s flight demonstration squadron. The ceremony will also feature local veterans, and honor the 2016 Grand Marshal of the parade, Rear Admiral Mark Feichtinger, USN (Ret.) for his service to the Navy and our community.

Vancouver honors veterans of all branches of service with this annual parade, which begins at the east end of Officers Row at East Reserve Street, goes around the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, and ends near Pearson Air Museum. The parade attracts more than 120 entries with approximately 2,500 individuals marching or riding in the parade. The public is encouraged to attend and support veterans and troops at one of the largest Department of Veteran Affairs-sanctioned veterans parades on the West Coast. The parade will be broadcast on CVTV several times.

Established in 1998, the mission of the Fort Vancouver National Trust is to inspire civic pride and economic vitality through education, preservation, and celebration of our community’s history. For more information, visit www.fortvan.org or call 360-992-1800.

Veterans Day Parade

The Fort Vancouver National Trust will host the Annual Veterans Parade at Fort Vancouver, presented by the Lough Legacy with support from Creekside Mortgage and The Vancouver Clinic. The parade begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, rain or shine. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the community celebration honoring Veterans of all service branches.

The ceremony preceding the parade, beginning at 10 a.m. on the Marshall House lawn, will feature keynote speaker Captain Greg Wooldridge, USN (Ret.). Captain Wooldridge is the former commanding officer of the Blue Angels, the United States Navy’s flight demonstration squadron. The ceremony will also feature local veterans, and honor the 2016 Grand Marshal of the parade, Rear Admiral Mark Feichtinger, USN (Ret.) for his service to the Navy and our community.

Vancouver honors veterans of all branches of service with this annual parade, which begins at the east end of Officers Row at East Reserve Street, goes around the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, and ends near Pearson Air Museum. The parade attracts more than 120 entries with approximately 2,500 individuals marching or riding in the parade. The public is encouraged to attend and support veterans and troops at one of the largest Department of Veteran Affairs-sanctioned veterans parades on the West Coast. The parade will be broadcast on CVTV several times.

Established in 1998, the mission of the Fort Vancouver National Trust is to inspire civic pride and economic vitality through education, preservation, and celebration of our community’s history. For more information, visit www.fortvan.org or call 360-992-1800.

Veterans Day Parade

The Fort Vancouver National Trust will host the Annual Veterans Parade at Fort Vancouver, presented by the Lough Legacy with support from Creekside Mortgage and The Vancouver Clinic. The parade begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, rain or shine. This year marks the 29th anniversary of the community celebration honoring Veterans of all service branches.

The ceremony preceding the parade, beginning at 10 a.m. on the Marshall House lawn, will feature keynote speaker Colonel Paul Fitzgerald, commander of the 142nd Fighter Wing of the Oregon Air National Guard. The ceremony will also feature local veterans and honor the 2015 Grand Marshal of the Lough Legacy Veterans Parade, Pat Jollota.

Vancouver honors veterans of all branches of service with this annual parade, which begins at the east end of Officers Row at East Reserve Street. The parade attracts more than 120 entries with approximately 2,500 individuals marching or riding in the parade. The public is encouraged to attend and support veterans and troops at one of the largest Department of Veteran Affairs-sanctioned veterans parades on the West Coast. The parade will be broadcast on CVTV several times.

Established in 1998, the mission of the Fort Vancouver National Trust is to inspire civic pride and economic vitality through education, preservation, and celebration of our community’s history. For more information, visit www.fortvan.org or call 360-992-1800.

Veterans Day Parade

The Fort Vancouver National Trust will host the Annual Veterans Parade at Fort Vancouver, presented by the Lough Legacy with support from Creekside Mortgage and The Vancouver Clinic. The parade begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, rain or shine. This year marks the 29th anniversary of the community celebration honoring Veterans of all service branches.

The ceremony preceding the parade, beginning at 10 a.m. on the Marshall House lawn, will feature keynote speaker Colonel Paul Fitzgerald, commander of the 142nd Fighter Wing of the Oregon Air National Guard. The ceremony will also feature local veterans and honor the 2015 Grand Marshal of the Lough Legacy Veterans Parade, Pat Jollota.

Vancouver honors veterans of all branches of service with this annual parade, which begins at the east end of Officers Row at East Reserve Street. The parade attracts more than 120 entries with approximately 2,500 individuals marching or riding in the parade. The public is encouraged to attend and support veterans and troops at one of the largest Department of Veteran Affairs-sanctioned veterans parades on the West Coast. The parade will be broadcast on CVTV several times.

Established in 1998, the mission of the Fort Vancouver National Trust is to inspire civic pride and economic vitality through education, preservation, and celebration of our community’s history. For more information, visit www.fortvan.org or call 360-992-1800.