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Killeen to be named regional site for Veterans Day parade

Posted: 12:39 PM, Oct 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-26 13:58:43-04
Killeen to be named regional site for Veterans Day parade

The Central Texas Community Veterans Day Parade will march down Killeen’s historic downtown on Nov. 12 at 11 a.m.

The theme this year is "Honoring Desert Storm/Desert Shield" soldiers and veterans.

The Department of Veterans Affairs has selected Killeen to be one of only four parade locations in Texas to be named a regional site.

Retired Lieutenant General H.G. “Pete” Taylor will be serving as the grand marshal, and Mayor Jose Segarra will be presented an official certificate prior to the parade start.

The route will travel from College Street down Avenue D to 8th Street, 8th Street to Sprott Street and Sprott Street to Gray Street ending at Avenue C.

Spectators should arrive early to secure the best parking and viewing spots along the route.

Parade entries will be accepted through Nov. 11 at avac-centex.com . There is no cost to enter.

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