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Activities and Parade on Armed Forces Day

Several activities and a parade are planned for Armed Forces Day on May 21. Festivi- ties include a pancake breakfast at the American Legion Post 3 (204 W. Birch) from 6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

The Flagstaff “Armed Forces Day Parade” an official event of the Arizona Centennial, will begin at 10:00 a.m. in historic downtown Flagstaff. It will be an exciting event honoring the legacy of Arizona’s military heritage, our distinguished veterans, remembering our fallen heroes and welcoming our troops home.

Businesses are encouraged to display patriotism and to celebrate Arizona’s Centennial.

Registration or RSVP can be done by phone or e-mail afdparade2011@yahoo.com or 928- 220-1288

The event is sponsored in part by the MANA Support Network and Pepsi.

Following the parade, people are invited to the Ft. Tuthill Military Exhibition at Fort Tuthill County Park. There will be displays and presentations of vintage weapons, vehicles and military films and act newsreels. The Arizona Collectibles and Firearms Gun Show will also be a part of the event. See the Military Living History Encampment and the Honoring Warriors Gourd Dance. Many activities will take place both Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22. FBN

 

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One Response to Activities and Parade on Armed Forces Day

  1. Daniel Yazza March 14, 2016 at 1:16 PM #

    I’m interested on attending the events during Armed Forces Day. I’m with the Fort Defiance (Tsehoo’tsooi’ Twin Warrior Veterans Society), Vice Commander and VFW Post 6789, Window Rock, Commander. In the years past we attended the parade and I would like to see if I can get some of the members interested in going this year. The only problem I will be running into it the funds. However, I would like a flyer, agenda, and some places to stay for one night. Thanks

    Daniel Yazza, Vice Commander
    Tsehoo’tsooi’ Twin Warrior Society
    PO Box 366
    Fort Defiance, AZ 86504
    Phone Cell 1-928-206-3970

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