Annual Veterans Day of Honor and Parade
The Annual Veterans Day of Honor and Parage takes place every year on the Saturday before Veterans Day in downtown Milwaukee. The Parade steps off at 1100 and ends at the War Memorial. The parade boasts over 1000 veterans and military marching in the parade from all over southeastern Wisconsin as well as floats,marching bands, baton twirlers, and more. The parade would not be complete without a few jeeps and tanks as well.
In addition to the parade, our veterans and military are also treated to a Day of Honor. Activities include a breakfast in the staging area, the post parade reception which includes a hot meal, entertainment and door prizes, a flyover, an essay contest for school children, and military displays at the War Memorial. The day ends with a Memorial Service at the Reflecting Pool to honor those we have lost in service to our country. Veterans and military participating in the parade also receive commemorative posters at the Parade Kick-Off Party one month before, and commemorative dog tags and programs on parade day.
Purchase a Floral Centerpiece
We are again offering the opportunity to remember special veterans or groups in a unique way, by purchasing a floral centerpiece in their honor. A card with your name and the name of your special honoree will be placed in the centerpiece. After the post-parade reception, all of the centerpieces will be taken to the VA Medical Center in Milwaukee, and displayed in the chapel and throughout the facility for hospitalized veterans to enjoy. To order a floral center piece download this order form.
Veterans Day at the VA
Honor Our Military, Inc. supports Veterans Day at the VA by providing refreshments and volunteers for their Veterans Day services.
Cash donations are needed to fund the annual Veterans Day Parade and Day of Honor as well as Veterans Day at the VA.
If you would like to donate to either of these programs, fill out the attached donation form and mail it with a check payable to Honor Our Military- Honor Our Veterans.