2009 Veterans Day

2009 Veterans Day pics

New York City Veterans Day Parade. From 11 November 1919, the parade has brought New Yorkers and Americans together to honor those who served to defend our democracy. From the very beginning, has one year after the armistice that ended World War, the parade is grown not only in scope and size, but national significance.

New York City Veterans Day Parade has suffered and has been a constant through wartime and peacetime. It is a ritual of Veterans Day hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers, army members, their families and tourists. It is widely covered by media, locally and nationally.

The parade has always been a reflection of New York, the feeling of patriotism, community and respect for the flag. Participation in this high energy celebration is a great way for your band to thank all those who served our country to protect our freedoms.

2009 Veterans Day photo

There is said to be only 50 of the 400 Code Talkers still alive.And 13 of the 50 remaining Code Talkers are taking part in the NYC Veterans Day Parade, which is said to be the nation’s largest parade, for the very first time. Many of the Code Talkers are too frail and ill now to tell their story.

List of Quotes on Veterans Day :

  • Many become brave when brought to bay.
  • Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
  • It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.
  • Either war is obsolete or men are.
  • There never was a good war or a bad peace.
  • Unless one says goodbye to what one loves, and unless one travels to completely new territories, one can expect merely a long wearing away of oneself.
  • This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.


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