Saluting Veterans and Military Families Across Mississippi – Our Mississippi Home


by Cherie Ward, Our Mississippi Home

November marks National Veteran and Military Families month, highlighted by Veteran’s Day on Friday, Nov. 11. Here are some of the events celebrating service members and their families.

Gulf Coast Veterans Parade

Kick off the weekend by supporting local at the 2022 Gulf Coast Veterans Day Parade in on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 11 a.m. The celebration of our nation’s veterans will take place downtown Gulfport beginning on 19th Street. Everyone at the parade will be given a to wave during the parade.

The parade will include dozens of veterans groups, active-duty military, marching bands, JROTC units, and patriotic floats. Gulf Coast Veterans Parade President Jim Hollingsworth said, “I think there should be a real appreciation for veterans. I don’t know that…

This article first appeared on Our Mississippi Home.

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