published Friday, May 6th, 2011

Armed Forces Day parade kicks off

The 62nd Annual Armed Forces Day Parade stepped off this morning and is traveling through downtown Chattanooga along Market Street.

Local Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets, high school marching bands and representatives from area veterans groups are marching in the parade to honor those who’ve served in the military.

Following the parade the Chattanooga Area Veterans Council will host a luncheon at the Chattanooga Convention Center at 1150 Carter St.

For complete details see tomorrow’s Chattanooga Times Free Press.

about Todd South...

Todd South covers courts, poverty, technology, military and veterans for the Times Free Press. He has worked at the paper since 2008 and previously covered crime and safety in Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Todd’s hometown is Dodge City, Kan. He served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq before returning to school for his journalism degree from the University of Georgia. Todd previously worked at the Anniston (Ala.) Star. Contact ...

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