Fayetteville Veterans Day parade to air on WRAL

2014 Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade

For the fourth year, WRAL-TV and UNC-EX will broadcast the 2015 Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade, presented by the Cumberland County Veterans Council and the City of Fayetteville.

Live coverage begins at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7. WRAL News anchors Lynda Loveland and Michelle Marsh, along with WRAL Fayetteville reporter Gilbert Baez, will host the broadcast from historic downtown Fayetteville. Coverage includes military commentary from David Myhres, Fort Bragg Garrison, Current Operations Team Lead. The parade will also be streamed live on WRAL.com.

The theme of this year’s parade is “honoring women who served our nation.” This year’s parade features Major General Marcia M. Anderson and Command Sergeant Major Yolanda M. Tate as Grand Marshals.

The parade will kick off with a flyover of a C-130 aircraft from the 440th Airlift Wing based at Pope Field on Fort Bragg. The parade will have more than 100 participants including active duty military, numerous veterans’ organizations, military equipment, and ROTC units and marching bands from local high schools and universities.

The parade will begin on Hay Street at the Airborne Special Operations Museum and end at Liberty Point on Person Street.

The official hashtag of the parade is: #WRALVetParade. The WRAL Production crew will be tweeting and sharing behind-the-scenes content before, during and after the broadcast. Please join in!