Oklahomans To Honor Veterans In Tulsa Parade, Other Events

Sunday, November 11th 2012, 11:32 am
By: News On 6

Tulsa will honor veterans Monday in the 94th annual Veterans Day Parade. Organizers say it's the fifth largest Veterans Day parade in the country.

The parade begins at 11 a.m. in downtown Tulsa. Streets on the parade route will be closed to traffic starting at 10:30 a.m. The theme of the parade is "Served and Serving."

Veteran's groups from across Green Country, military vehicles, bands and more will march down Tulsa streets starting at the Williams Center Green on 3rd Street between Cincinnati and Boulder. The parade route then takes a left on Boulder Avenue then proceeds right on 7th Street.

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Parade watchers can line up along Boston between 7th and 6th Streets as the parade route turns to finish up at 6th and Detroit.

See a map of the parade route including available parking.

Other Veterans Day events across Oklahoma:

Oklahoma Army National Guard soldiers are taking part in Veterans Day parades and ceremonies across the state this weekend.

Soldiers with the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team headquartered in Norman; the 45th Fires Brigade headquartered in Mustang; and the 90th Troop Command headquartered in Oklahoma City are all joining ceremonies Sunday and Monday.

The 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry, will march in the Stillwater Veterans Day Parade beginning at noon Sunday and the Brigade Special Troops Battalion will march in a parade in Norman starting at 2 p.m. Sunday.

On Monday, members of the Infantry Brigade Combat Team are to march in a parade in Chandler and members of the 120th Engineer Battalion of the 90th Trop Command will take part in the Midwest City Veterans Day Parade.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Reaves Park.

Supporters will hold a wreath laying ceremony at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Oklahoma Veterans Memorial.