Parade to honor veterans of Desert Storm/Desert Shield.
The Central Texas Community Veterans Day Parade will march through historic downtown Killeen Monday, November 12, at 11 a.m. Retired Lieutenant General H.G. “Pete” Taylor will serve as grand marshal.
This year’s parade theme is “Honoring Desert Storm/Desert Shield Soldiers and Veterans.”
Parade entries will be accepted through November 11 at avac-centex.com. There is no cost to enter.
The parade route travels 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.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has selected Killeen’s parade as a regional site, one of just four in Texas. An official certificate will be presented to Mayor Jose Segarra prior to the parade start.