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Veterans Day Parade Schedule and Outline of Events

Parade Line Up

7:30 to 8:30 am, at Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge, Austin, TX (Congress Street Bridge);

Parade Reviewing Stand

8:45 am, "Inter-Continental Stephen F. Austin Hotel", located at 7th and Congress

Parade Lead off

9:30 am, Flyover, parade will proceed up Congress Ave. to the Texas State Capitol; Capitol South Step Entertainment

Parade Ends at 11th and Congress Ave. The Department of Veterans Affairs’, Veterans Day National Committee has selected Travis County and the City of Austin as a NATIONAL REGIONAL SITE for this 2017 Veterans’ Day celebration. This marks America’s 63nd Annual Veterans’ Day event.

Musical Entertainment

10:30 through 10:55 am

Memorial Ceremony

COMMEMORATION PROGRAM

11:00 am - on SOUTH STEPS OF THE STATE CAPITOL

Welcoming – Master of Ceremonies

Introduction of Guest Speakers and Honorees
Guest speaker:  Major General (retired) Juan G. Ayala, USMC, Director of Military Affairs for San Antonio

Presentation of Proclamations

Roll Call to Honor our Dead

11:45am (Wreath Laying Ceremony with Bell Tolling, 21 Gun Salute and Taps)

Benediction

Parade Chaplain

Dismissal

12:00

“Pray for our men and women in uniform and remember our Veterans”