Fort Worth ISD JROTC, JCC, and band students participated in the annual 2018 Tarrant County Veterans Day Parade, Saturday, November 10.
The District’s 15 Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) and 21 Junior Cadet Corps (JCC) units were among the more than 2,000 high school cadets from across the county expected to participate in the parade, which began at the Tarrant County Courthouse. Bands from FWISD’s Arlington Heights, Carter-Riverside, North Side, Polytechnic, and Southwest high schools will also joined the parade processional.
Military and JROTC groups, floats and bands traveled from the county courthouse down Main Street and to Sundance Square, where opening ceremonies begins were held. This year’s theme: “The War to End All Wars,” recognized the 100-year commemoration to World War I's end. The Tarrant County Veterans Day Parade was presented by the Tarrant County Veterans Council in association with the Fort Worth World War Centennial Commission and multiple partners and sponsors.
It was held a day prior to Veterans Day, which is the annual national observance honoring men and women who’ve served the country in the U.S. military. Federal offices are closed Monday, November 12, in observance of the holiday.
View photos from the event here.