The Norman Transcript

November 8, 2013

Parade on Saturday will start at First Baptist

Veterans will be honored in a special ceremony at Reaves Park

By Joy Hampton
The Norman Transcript



In celebration of the holiday Monday, the Veterans Parade on Saturday will start at the First Baptists Church, 211 W. Comanche St. and end at the Cleveland County Veterans Memorial in the southwest corner of Reaves Park, 2501 Jenkins Ave. Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Harry “Bud” Wyatt III will serve as parade grand marshal and the keynote speaker at the memorial. Brigadier Gen. Gregory Ferguson will be the emcee. The parade will start at 10 a.m. and will be about a quarter-mile long. Twenty-four complete units and about 95 vehicles of various assortment — from military to civilian — will participate.