Bronx Veterans Day Parade Celebrated In Crotona

Theodore Roosevelt High School U.S. Army JRTOC paid their respects to our nation’s veterans resting peacefully at the Old Soldiers’ Cemetery.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

The Bronx Veterans Parade Task Team kicked off the borough’s Veterans Day celebrations with its fifth annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 3 at East 175th Street and Crotona Parkway. During the parade, marching bands and local veterans paid their respects to our nation’s fallen veterans resting eternally at the Old Soldiers’ Cemetery with a 21 gun salute and prayer service.

Ronald Ramos played ‘Taps’ during the parade’s heartfelt memorial ceremony.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

The Bronx Veterans Parade Task Team, Inc. led the way to the Old Soldiers’ Cemetery.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Grand marshal John Perez held a picture of Marine corporal Manny Mensha, who died saving 13 people during a fire in Belmont.
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The NYC Sea Cadet Color Guard soldiered on at this year’s parade.
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Theodore Roosevelt High School Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps. made their way down the parade route.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

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