Nevada Department of Veterans Services Director selected Grand Marshal for City of Reno Veterans Day Parade
From the Nevada Department of Veterans Services:
The Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NDVS) is pleased to announce Director Kat Miller has been selected to serve as Grand Marshal in the 2017 City of Reno Veterans Day Parade. Brigadier General Zachary Doser has been chosen to serve as Deputy Grand Marshal in the November 11th event honoring veterans and those currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Director Kat Miller said, "It is a privilege and an honor to be selected as this year's Grand Marshal," adding, "I encourage everyone to bring their family and friends to show their support and pay honor to the men and women who have and are currently serving our country."
The parade will be held on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11th (rain or shine) following the Opening Ceremony held at the Virginia Street Bridge at Virginia Street and 1st Street. The ceremony begins at 11:11 a.m., symbolizing the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. The opening ceremony concludes with a fly-by and the ceremonial wreath toss into the Truckee River at approximately 11:20 a.m.
The parade route has participants heading north on Virginia Street from Liberty to 5th Street. Viewing is alongside the streets of the route. The parade ends roughly between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
For more information on the 2017 Veterans Day Parade, visit Reno.gov.